stupor


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stupor

a state of unconsciousness

Stupor

 

a condition of immobility and mutism; a symptom in some mental illnesses. The patient does not react to his surroundings or to pain, refuses to answer questions or to eat, and remains fixed in one position. Stupor is generally associated with catatonía; less frequently it is associated with depression or other mental disorders.

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In a drunken stupor, she sets fire to her precious photos of Steve - cherished mementoes of a broken marriage and her paradise lost.
Severe symptoms can include high fever, headache, neck stiffness, stupor, disorientation, coma, tremors, convulsions, muscle weakness, vision loss, numbness and paralysis.
A flat script, utterly flat dialogue, uninspiring musical numbers and terribly flat animation did nothing to lift me from my stupor whilst sitting through the interminable 97 minutes of this dreary movie.
Taxpayers' money is being squandered on grants for criminals' rehabilitation schemes, first aid tents on New Year's Eve for those that over-indulged themselves into an alcoholic stupor of their own making, but we that go about our daily chores lawfully get the worse services.
Dark by five, the day gives up and so do I, stalled at the top of the stairs I forget what for, adrift in a scrap of dream that's not a dream exactly but a stupor, unrefined.
break a metabolic stupor & get back to your stations, earthlings
Epidemic typhus, caused by Rickettsia prowazekii, is characterized by headache, high fever, chills, rash, and, in serious cases, by stupor or lack of awareness of reality.
Byline: Indian batsman says being chastised by a bowler he had idolised shook him out of his stupor.
THE couple who allegedly drank themselves into a stupor while looking after their children said: "We would never place them in any danger.
One night, in a drunken stupor, he proposes to her, which sets her off on the many tasks required to make a wedding, even though she knows Pito wasn't serious.
Laughter would fill the dining room later as ravenous eaters stuffed themselves into a stupor.
in a drug-and-alcohol stupor from a night fornicating with other 20-something gay men.