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stupor
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
a state in which there is little ability to think — as from being very sleepy, drunk, or stunned
  • She saw very old, infirm people with their mouths agape; although they were, at best, only partially alert, they gave their stuporous attention to images that my grandmother described as "too surpassing in banality to recall."
    p. 261.3
  • The Wiggins insisted that the Baby Jesus not shed a tear, and in this pursuit they were relentless in gathering dozens of babies backstage; they substituted babies so freely that the Christ Child was whisked from the manger at the first unholy croak or gurgle—instantly replaced by a mute baby, or at least a stuporous one.
    p. 154.1

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