Definition of torpidly in US English:

torpidly

adverb

  • See torpid

    • ‘The editor was resting casually in his leather chair, torpidly thumbing through a pile of photographs.’
    • ‘His performance, torpidly solemn and self-conscious as a potential Oscar winner, has a fraction of the zip of his comic turns in Pirates of the Caribbean and Ed Wood.’
    • ‘While racing's authorities torpidly contemplate these implications, jockeys must earn their daily rice-cake.’
    • ‘A Cuban cigar rested between his right index and middle fingers, burning torpidly.’

Pronunciation

torpidly

/ˈtôrpədlē//ˈtɔrpədli/