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torpor

noun [U] uk   /ˈtɔː.pər/ us    /ˈtɔːr.pɚ/ ( also torpidity,   /tɔːˈpɪd.ə.ti/    /tɔːrˈpɪd.ə.t̬i/)
formal the state of not being active and having no energy or enthusiasm specialized biology the state of reduced activity that some animals experience during the winter
Translations of “torpor”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不活躍, 萎靡, 遲鈍…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不活跃, 萎靡, 迟钝…
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