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stupor

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of stupor

  1. physical or mental inertness shocked by news of impending layoffs, the workers shuffled through their shift in a quiet stupor Synonyms of stupor hebetude, languor, lassitude, listlessness, lethargy, torporWords Related to stupor boredom, indifference; malaise; laziness; fatigue, sleepiness; narcosis; idleness, inactionNear Antonyms of stupor eagerness, enthusiasm, keenness, spiritedness; ambition, enterpriseAntonyms of stupor vigor, vim, vitality, vivacity

Synonym Discussion of stupor

lethargy, languor, lassitude, stupor, torpor mean physical or mental inertness. lethargy implies such drowsiness or aversion to activity as is induced by disease, injury, or drugs.
    • months of lethargy followed my accident
languor suggests inertia induced by an enervating climate or illness or love.
    • languor induced by a tropical vacation
lassitude stresses listlessness or indifference resulting from fatigue or poor health.
    • a depression marked by lassitude
stupor implies a deadening of the mind and senses by shock, narcotics, or intoxicants.
    • lapsed into an alcoholic stupor
torpor implies a state of suspended animation as of hibernating animals but may suggest merely extreme sluggishness.
    • a once alert mind now in a torpor


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