stupor


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stu·por

 (sto͞o′pər, styo͞o′-)
n.
A state of reduced sensibility or consciousness: staggered around in a drunken stupor.

[Middle English, from Latin, from stupēre, to be stunned.]

stu′por·ous adj.

stupor

(ˈstjuːpə)
n
1. (Pathology) a state of unconsciousness
2. mental dullness; torpor
[C17: from Latin, from stupēre to be aghast]
ˈstuporous adj

stu•por

(ˈstu pər, ˈstyu-)

n.
1. suspension or great diminution of sensibility, as in disease or as caused by narcotics, intoxicants, etc.: a drunken stupor.
2. mental torpor; apathy; stupefaction.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin: astonishment, insensibility =stup(ēre) to be numb or stunned + -or -or1]
stu′por•ous, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stupor - the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentallystupor - the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally; "his mother's death left him in a daze"; "he was numb with shock"
stupefaction - a feeling of stupefied astonishment
2.stupor - marginal consciousness; "his grogginess was caused as much by exhaustion as by the blows"; "someone stole his wallet while he was in a drunken stupor"
unconsciousness - a state lacking normal awareness of the self or environment

stupor

noun daze, numbness, unconsciousness, trance, coma, inertia, lethargy, torpor, stupefaction, insensibility He was drinking himself into a stupor every night.

stupor

noun
Translations
خَبَل، غُيْبوبَه، خَدَر
otupěníztuhnutí
døs
sljóleiki; hálfmeîvitundarleysi
nustėrimas
apstulbumsstupors
omámenosť
sersemlemesersemlik

stupor

[ˈstjuːpəʳ] Nestupor m

stupor

[ˈstjuːpər] nstupeur f
in a stupor → frappé(e) de stupeur

stupor

nBenommenheit f; he lay/sat there in a stuporer lag/saß benommen or apathisch or teilnahmslos da; to be in a drunken stuporsinnlos betrunken or im Vollrausch sein

stupor

[ˈstjuːpəʳ] n (from heat, alcohol) → intontimento, stordimento

stupor

(ˈstjuːpə) noun
a half-conscious, dazed or bewildered condition caused by eg alcohol, drugs, shock etc. He was in a drunken stupor.

stu·por

n. estupor, letargo.

stupor

n estupor m
References in classic literature ?
She lay in that heavy stupor, alike unconscious of hope and joy, doubt and danger.
She stayed alone in a kind of reverie--a sort of stupor.
Like one who after a night of drunken revelry hies to his bed, still reeling, but with conscience yet pricking him, as the plungings of the Roman race-horse but so much the more strike his steel tags into him; as one who in that miserable plight still turns and turns in giddy anguish, praying God for annihilation until the fit be passed; and at last amid the whirl of woe he feels, a deep stupor steals over him, as over the man who bleeds to death, for conscience is the wound, and there's naught to staunch it; so, after sore wrestlings in his berth, Jonah's prodigy of ponderous misery drags him drowning down to sleep.
They dance in monotonous measure, round after round, hour after hour, with eyes fixed upon vacancy, as if they were only half conscious, in a constantly growing stupor.
He now sank into a sort of stupor of reflection, which lasted some minutes; after which he broke silence with:
Three dreadful days and nights dragged their tedious hours along, and the village sank into a hopeless stupor.
I spent this in a sort of beast-like stupor, between sleep and wake, under some large tree.
His medicines had failed;--the fever was unabated; and Marianne only more quiet--not more herself--remained in a heavy stupor.
After sitting by the window for nearly an hour, her eyes looking mechanically at the view, her mind empty of all impressions, and conscious of no thoughts, she shook off the strange waking stupor that possessed her, and rose to prepare herself for the serious business of the day.
Lucie had, by that time, fallen into a stupor on the floor at his feet, clinging to his hand.
Presently they awoke from the stupor which already was beginning to overcome them, and crept out, shivering with cold and wrapped from head to foot in blankets.
During this discourse, Prince John had gradually awakened from the stupor into which he had been thrown by the unexpected intelligence, and had been attentive to the conversation which passed betwixt his followers.