Torpid is an adjective that is used to describe having or showing minimal movement. inactive, dormant, sluggish, slow, dull.
- He was very ‘torpid’ after his operation.
- The class were ‘torpid’ in listening to the teachers instructions when he told them that the lecture had been extended for a further hour.
- She spent a few years in a ‘torpid’ manner simply to have a long think about what she wanted from her life.