stuporous

adjective
stu·​por·​ous | \ˈstü-p(ə-)rəs, ˈstyü-\

Definition of stuporous 

: marked or affected by or as if by stupor had been taken, gray and stuporous, to the hospital— Oliver Sacks

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Stuporous summer audiences will typically show up in waves for any feature with a big enough marketing campaign. Fortune, "Summer Box Office Revenue Is Really Bad and Social Media Isn’t Helping," 11 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of stuporous

1877, in the meaning defined above

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stuporous

adjective
stu·​por·​ous | \ˈst(y)ü-p(ə-)rəs \

Medical Definition of stuporous 

: marked or affected by stupor was found in her home in a stuporous and unresponsive state— Irving Robinson et al a stuporous patient

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