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stupor
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
a state in which there is little ability to think — as from being very sleepy, drunk, or stunned
  • While they were thus employed, the matron, who had been impatiently watching until the dying woman should awaken from her stupor, joined them by the fire, and sharply asked how long she was to wait?
    Chapter 24 — Treats on a Very Poor Subject. But is a Short One, and.... (48% in)
  • After a short return of the stupor in which he had been so long plunged, Oliver: urged by a creeping sickness at his heart, which seemed to warn him that if he lay there, he must surely die: got upon his feet, and essayed to walk.
    Chapter 28 — Looks after Oliver, and Proceeds with His Adventures (42% in)

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