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stupor

 [stoo´por]
1. partial or nearly complete unconsciousness.
2. a state of lethargy and immobility with diminished responsiveness to stimulation. adj., adj stu´porous.

stu·por

(stū'pŏr),
A state of impaired consciousness in which the patient shows a marked diminution in reactivity to environmental stimuli and can be aroused only by continual stimulation.
[L. fr. stupeo, to be stunned]

stupor

/stu·por/ (stoo´per) [L.]
1. a lowered level of consciousness.
2. in psychiatry, a disorder marked by reduced responsiveness.stu´porous

stupor

[st(y)o̅o̅′pər]
Etymology: L, stupere, to stun
a state of unresponsiveness in which a person seems unaware of the surroundings. The condition occurs in neurological and psychiatric disorders. The person may be totally or almost totally immobile and unresponsive, even to painful stimuli. Kinds of stupor are anergic stupor, benign stupor, and epileptic stupor. -stuperas, adj.

stu·por

(stū'pŏr)
A state of impaired consciousness in which the person shows a marked reduction in reactivity to environmental stimuli; only continual stimulation arouses the person.
[L. fr. stupeo, to be stunned]

stupor

A state of severely reduced consciousness, short of COMA, from which the affected person can be briefly aroused only by painful stimulation.

stupor

impaired consciousness

stupor,

n lethargic state of con-sciousness characterized by reduced response to stimulation.

stu·por

(stū'pŏr)
Impaired consciousness in which patient shows a marked diminution in reactivity to environmental stimuli and can be aroused only by continual stimulation.
[L. fr. stupeo, to be stunned]

stupor,

n the condition of being only partly conscious or sensible; also, a condition of insensibility.

stupor

partial or nearly complete unconsciousness; a state of lethargy and immobility with diminished responsiveness to stimulation.
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Coming out of a stupor, she became slowly aware that she was gazing at a patch of sandy-red hair on the head of a corpse.
Footage on the police car dash-cam shows the violent thug surprising them after waking up from a stupor on the back seat.
On his knees at rock bottom, so lonely he felt down there, But lying in a drunken stupor, he doesn't really care.
He had been arrested on Thursday after wandering around in a drunken stupor in the tourist area of Kato Paphos, disturbing the peace and refusing to identify himself, police said.
But when Poulter emerged But when Poulter emerged from the stupor he'd fallen into from the stupor he'd fallen into for a day and a half, he roared for a day and a half, he roared back to life.
Ford last year made international headlines when he admitted to having smoked crack cocaine while in a drunken stupor.
According to Fox News, Ford last year made headlines after admitting to having smoked crack cocaine while in a drunken stupor.
There have been times when I've been in a drunken stupor.
There've been times when I've been in a drunken stupor," he added.
According to SSP South Muneer Sheikh, the girl told that she jumped from the rickshaw as soon as she recovered from stupor in Defence phase-1, where passers-by contacted her family members.
When asked why, Mr Hope said when he injected his arm with drugs blood smeared down him when he had fallen asleep in a stupor.
You are picking people up who have drunk themselves into a stupor when you know there is some elderly person out there who will have fallen and broken their hip.