stupor


stu·por

noun \ˈstü-pər, ˈstyü-\

: a condition in which someone is not able to think normally because of being drunk, drugged, tired, etc.

Full Definition of STUPOR

1
:  a condition of greatly dulled or completely suspended sense or sensibility <a drunken stupor>
2
:  a state of extreme apathy or torpor resulting often from stress or shock :  daze

Examples of STUPOR

  1. He fell into a drunken stupor.
  2. in a stupor of fatigue

Origin of STUPOR

Middle English, from Latin, from stupēre
First Known Use: 14th century

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stu·por

noun \ˈst(y)ü-pər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STUPOR

: a condition of greatly dulled or completely suspended sense or sensibility <a drunken stupor>; specifically : a chiefly mental condition marked by absence of spontaneous movement, greatly diminished responsiveness to stimulation, and usually impaired consciousness

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