stupor


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  • noun

Synonyms for stupor

Synonyms for stupor

Synonyms for stupor

the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally

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marginal consciousness

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After a short relapse into sleep or stupor, he makes, of a sudden, a strong effort to get out of bed.
This apparition, always so fatal for her, and which had thus driven her on from misfortune to misfortune, even to torture, roused her from her stupor.
She had been in this condition of stupor since the morning, when Sonya, to the surprise and annoyance of the countess, had for some unaccountable reason found it necessary to tell Natasha of Prince Andrew's wound and of his being with their party.
Monty's head dropped upon his chest, his nostrils dilated, he seemed to fall into a state of stupor.
Tudor, at the time, was lying in a stupor with fever in a late camp five miles away, the main camp having moved on those five miles in order to prospect an outcrop of likely quartz.
From a state of stupor he would return to it--SO THIS WAS A HURRICANE.
But at three o'clock she was in such a stupor that she did not know.
It was not madness that had come upon him, but a dumb stupor.
First he cast upon the dogs which were guarding them a stupor and strangles, so that the dogs forgot the cows and lost the power of barking.
Their appearance roused their master from the extraordinary stupor that had seized him.
The same stupor of resignation possessed them both.
I know that I was lost in a great wonder, almost a stupor,--this, then, was a woman?
The huge height of the buildings, running up to ten and fifteen storeys, the narrow arched entries that continually vomited passengers, the wares of the merchants in their windows, the hubbub and endless stir, the foul smells and the fine clothes, and a hundred other particulars too small to mention, struck me into a kind of stupor of surprise, so that I let the crowd carry me to and fro; and yet all the time what I was thinking of was Alan at Rest-and-be-Thankful; and all the time (although you would think I would not choose but be delighted with these braws and novelties) there was a cold gnawing in my inside like a remorse for something wrong.
Surely,' said Mr Haredale, looking in a kind of stupor at John.
While they were thus employed, the matron, who had been impatiently watching until the dying woman should awaken from her stupor, joined them by the fire, and sharply asked how long she was to wait?