catatonic stupor


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cat·a·ton·ic stu·por

stupor associated with catatonia.

catatonic stupor

a form of catatonia characterized by a marked decrease in response to the environment with a reduction in spontaneous movement. Patients with this disorder sometimes appear unaware of their environment.
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And he ended up staring at his brushes most of the day in a catatonic stupor.
They may grimace, exhibit strange mannerisms or become mute and appear in a catatonic stupor.
What I found in its place was a city fixed in a weary grimace, in the catatonic stupor of a patient in the psychiatric ward who awaits the end of the world while clad in his blue-striped pajamas.