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stupor

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Definition a state in which there is little ability to think — as from being very sleepy, drunk, or stunned
  • Someone stole her purse while she was in a drunken stupor.
stupor = a state in which there is little ability to think
  • She was in an alcohol-induced stupor when she said it.
  • stupor = a state in which there is little ability to think
  • I need a different medication because these pills put me in a stupor.
  • stupor = a state in which there is little ability to think
  • After her sudden death, he was in a kind of stupor for days.
  • stupor = a state in which there is little ability to think
  • Dally had taken the car and I started the long walk home in a stupor.
    S.E. Hinton  --  The Outsiders
  • stupor = a state in which there is little ability to think
  • More pain snapped Thomas out of his stupor.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • stupor = a state in which there is little ability to think
  • There was nothing heroic about a drunken stupor by the beach.
    Mitch Albom  --  The Five People You Meet in Heaven
  • stupor = state in which there is little ability to think — as from being very sleepy, drunk, or stunned
  • 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
  • stupor = a state in which there is little ability to think
  • Exhaustion finally dragged him into a stuporous sleep.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • stuporous = very deep
  • Her son sits up at last, in a stupor of sleepiness.
    Lorraine Hansberry  --  A Raisin in the Sun
  • stupor = a state in which there is little ability to think
  • She still has a hangover from last night's stupor.
    Dave Pelzer  --  A Child Called It
  • stupor = a state in which there is little ability to think
  • He lay in a stupor for some unknown length of time.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • I watched the road ahead in a kind of stupor.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • Jamie has become restless, sensing his father's presence, struggling up from his stupor.
    Eugene O'Neill  --  Long Day's Journey into Night
  • "You aren't serious," I say, coming out of my sullen stupor.
    Libba Bray  --  A Great and Terrible Beauty
  • He lay, for the most part, in a quiet stupor; for the laws of a powerful and well-knit frame would not at once release the imprisoned spirit.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom's Cabin
  • "Urgg," the giant mumbled in a stupor.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • She stayed alone in a kind of reverie—a sort of stupor.
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening
  • He thrust it in my hand like a man in a stupor, weeping, telling me to get out.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • He couldn't continue in his hero role if he was sitting around the day room all the time in a shock stupor.
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

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