stupor


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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]

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.

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]
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He won it by making the other poor dumb b--d die for his country." If only he was around today to grab the reins of the American auto industry--the "Arsenal of Democracy" that fueled the Allies' victory--and shake it out of its self-defeating stupor.