Clinically, a stupor is a medical condition between lethargy and coma in which a person is immobile, mute, and unresponsive, but appears to be fully conscious because the eyes are open and follow the movement of external objects.
Someone stole his wallet while he was in a drunken stupor.
More pain snapped Thomas out of his stupor.
James Dashner -- The Maze Runner
Exhaustion finally dragged him into a stuporous sleep.
Ben Mikaeslen -- Touching Spirit Bear
There was nothing heroic about a drunken stupor by the beach.
Mitch Albom -- The Five People You Meet in Heaven
He froze to death one January night, having tumbled in a stupor to the snow-covered pavement of a back alley.
Robert Cormier -- I Am the Cheese
Dally had taken the car and I started the long walk home in a stupor.
S.E. Hinton -- The Outsiders
Her son sits up at last, in a stupor of sleepiness.
Lorraine Hansberry -- A Raisin in the Sun
She still has a hangover from last night’s stupor.
Dave Pelzer -- A Child Called It
The resulting roar from the students jerks Barrius out of his stupor, and as the legionnaires tie him to the whipping post, he writhes and bucks.
Sabaa Tahir -- An Ember in the Ashes
Dad would come out of his stupor to defend me and then things would get bad and bloody.
Laurie Halse Anderson -- The Impossible Knife of Memory
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The last word seemed to finally snap everyone out of their stupor, all of them speaking up at once.
James Dashner -- The Scorch Trials
Minho shouted, finally breaking out of his stupor.
James Dashner -- The Death Cure
Lucy’s feet really were too big, but with every attempt she laughed herself into a stupor at May’s antics, and I was doubled over watching it all.
Kiera Cass -- The One
Alec seemed to be in the same stupor.
James Dashner -- The Kill Order
For a moment she stared as if about to sink back into her stupor, but then she sat forward, face brightening.
Ransom Riggs -- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
I spent the better part of the day in a mute stupor, unsure of what to do.
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
Cinder shook herself from her stupor and stumbled forward.
Marissa Meyer -- Cinder
Then she shook Constance awake — or at least into a groggy stupor.
Trenton Lee Stewart -- The Mysterious Benedict Society
I stared out the window at Madame Edith’s garden until exhaustion and hunger produced a kind of stupor in me.
Gail Carson Levine -- Ella Enchanted
The children, who were still in a just-awakened stupor, merely stared, but Linnie waved and kept her head out the window till their truck had turned the corner and Doris was out of sight.
Anne Tayler -- A Spool of Blue Thread
The fight has gone out of him and I think it finally hits him, in his drunken stupor, what’s going on, because he looks at me like he’s just now seeing me bleeding from the head on the floor in this room with him.
Katja Millay -- The Sea of Tranquility
The sting that followed snapped me out of the hazy, numb stupor I was falling into.
Alexandra Bracken -- The Darkest Minds
The old niece of Wieniawski had fallen into a comalike stupor, the Polonaise in crumpled disarray, rivulets of drool flowing from the corners of her lips.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
I emerge, blinking, for meals and sit in stupor and demi-silence, picking at my chicken fricassee and mashed potatoes, while my mother comments on my lack of appetite and pallor and my father tells me useful and interesting things as if I am still young.
Margaret Atwood -- Cat’s Eye
For a fleeting moment, the glassy stupor in his eyes disappeared, something twisted and sinister eclipsing it.
Becca Fitzpatrick -- Hush, Hush
He choked on his spittle and fought for breath, then finally relaxed back into his stupor, leaning against the window.
Laurie Halse Anderson -- Chains
The cold encouraged a sort of deadly drowsiness, but Geilie’s prodding voice dragged me a bit further out of my stupor.
Diana Gabaldon -- Outlander
Afterwards, I sat on the carpet in a semi-stupor, with my cheek leaning against the bench and an ugly white roar in my ears.
Donna Tartt -- The Goldfinch
He remembered them dimly, because they were spent chiefly in sleep or stupor.
George Orwell -- 1984
This seems to jolt Haymitch out of his stupor, and he paws through the box in disbelief.
Suzanne Collins -- Catching Fire
I spent this in a sort of beast-like stupor, between sleep and wake, under some large tree.
Frederick Douglass -- The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
If the Careers want me, let them find me, I think before drifting into a stupor.
Suzanne Collins -- The Hunger Games
Went into some sort of stupor.
Suzanne Collins -- Mockingjay
Harry sank into a stupor as Wood droned on and on.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
There was an oncoming stupor, a fading, as he tore at the wires and clenched his throat against the need to breathe.
Laura Hillenbrand -- Unbroken
She seemed, having shaken off the stupor of intoxication, to be striving to escape from her executioner.
Jules Verne -- Around the World in 80 Days
Instead of sleep I slipped into a deep stupor.
Rudolfo Anaya -- Bless Me, Ultima
Even the zebra, which at first snorted each time the hyena raced by its head, fell into a stupor.
Yann Martel -- Life of Pi
That time, as he grew conscious, coming up out of the stupor that often clung on, he heard noises.
Alice Sebold -- The Lovely Bones
His stupor yielded to sleep that covered him like a soft blanket.
Christopher Paolini -- Eragon
On the bed beside the window lay Jonathan Harker, his face flushed and breathing heavily as though in a stupor.
Bram Stoker -- Dracula
Hypnotically, he moved to the bedroom where his father lay on the bed in a drunken stupor.
Dan Brown -- The Da Vinci Code
Her voice energized him, shook him out of his stupor.
Rick Riordan -- The Lost Hero
I watched the road ahead in a kind of stupor.
Daphne du Maurier -- Rebecca
I remembered the way the mosque had jolted Sohrab from his stupor when we’d driven by it, how he’d leaned out of the window looking at it.
Khaled Hosseini -- The Kite Runner
It has put a stupor upon every one who hears it, as well as upon the men who are playing it.
Upton Sinclair -- The Jungle
Lucie had, by that time, fallen into a stupor on the floor at his feet, clinging to his hand.
Charles Dickens -- A Tale of Two Cities
Leah who, even in her malarial stupor, rushed forward to crouch with the battery in the canoe and counter its odd tilt.
Barbara Kingsolver -- The Poisonwood Bible
He was as though suddenly and joyfully awakened from a dark annihilating stupor.
Aldous Huxley -- Brave New World
Abruptly, they focused through the drunken stupor and the pain.