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Lewis : torpor

torpor, torpor, ōris, m. torpeo, numbness, stupefaction, torpor (syn.: languor, veternus). Lit.: tutantur se torpore torpedmes, * Cic. N. D. 2, 50, 127; cf. Cels. 2, 8 med.; Plin. 2, 101, 104, § 223; 19, 8, 44, § 155; 29, 4, 28, § 90: illi membra novus solvit formidine torpor, Verg. A. 12, 867: torpor gravis illigat artus, Ov. M. 1, 548; id. P. 1, 2, 30 al.

Trop., sluggishness, listlessness, inactivity (post-Aug.): implicitas magno torpore cohortes vidit, Luc. 3, 432: torpor recens nimiā fortunae indulgentiā, Tac. H. 2, 99 med.: torpor Vitellii (opp. vigilantia Vespasiani), id. ib. 2, 77 fin.: procerum, id. G. 46: utraque res detestabilis est, contractio et torpor, Sen. Ep. 82, 3.