Definition of stupor
- a drunken stupor
He fell into a drunken stupor.
in a stupor of fatigue
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: a condition in which someone is not able to think normally because of being drunk, drugged, tired, etc.
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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