hibernating vs torpid what difference

what is difference between hibernating and torpid

English

Verb

hibernating

  1. present participle of hibernate

Anagrams

  • breathing in, inbreathing


English

Etymology

From Latin torpidus (tired, numb).

Adjective

torpid (comparative more torpid, superlative most torpid)

  1. unmoving
  2. dormant or hibernating
  3. lazy, lethargic or apathetic

Quotations

  • For quotations using this term, see Citations:torpid.

Synonyms

  • (unmoving): motionless, stock-still; see also Thesaurus:stationary
  • (dormant): latent, quiescent; see also Thesaurus:inactive
  • (lazy, lethargic or apathetic): lethargic; see also Thesaurus:slow or Thesaurus:lazy

Related terms

  • torpidity
  • torpidness

Related terms

  • torpor
  • torpedo

Translations

Noun

torpid (plural torpids)

  1. (Britain, Oxford University slang) An inferior racing boat, or one who rows in such a boat.

Anagrams

  • tripod

Romanian

Etymology

From French torpide, from Latin torpidus.

Adjective

torpid m or n (feminine singular torpidă, masculine plural torpizi, feminine and neuter plural torpide)

  1. torpid

Declension


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