stuporous

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj stuporous stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • stuporous Characterized by stupor; having stupor as a conspicuous symptom.
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Usage

In literature:

Then Mathieu bethought himself of leading Morange away; but the other, still plunged in painful stupor, did not heed him.
"Fruitfulness Fecondite" by Emile Zola
He lies in a kind of dreamy stupor from morning to night.
"The Mystery of 31 New Inn" by R. Austin Freeman
It seemed to Adrian he had stood for hours in a kind of stupor when a light was brought.
"Port O' Gold" by Louis John Stellman
But all that there was in his little consciousness just then was resolved into stupor.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
She was at times taken with cramp, and plunged in a stupor.
"A Love Episode" by Emile Zola
How long I stood in frenzied stupor gazing at shadow-stricken Dorothy upon the hillside I do not know.
"Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall" by Charles Major
De Poininges, roused from this dangerous stupor, prepared to escape ere the prior's emissaries had intelligence of her removal.
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)" by John Roby
Antiochus and Caesar were sunk in stupor or reverie.
"A Friend of Caesar" by William Stearns Davis
But when the fumes cleared away, the mob saw, with stupor, that all was as it had been.
"Count Hannibal A Romance of the Court of France" by Stanley J. Weyman
He sank by and by into a stupor.
"The Texan Scouts" by Joseph A. Altsheler
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In poetry:

The stupor of the miracle
Ever renewed, the fear,
I lose in charmed tranquillity,
For she, my saint, is here.
"The Yellow Butterfly" by Manmohan Ghose
On the far horizon there
Heaps of cloudy darkness rest;
Though the wind is in the air
There is stupor east and west.
"Sharing" by George MacDonald
Why is this age worse than earlier ages?
In a stupor of grief and dread
have we not fingered the foulest wounds
and left them unhealed by our hands?
"Why Is This Age Worse...?" by Anna Akhmatova
But of his tendance or his death Lavaine
Knew naught, but lay in stupor deep as death,
And to the eye that watch'd he seem'd as dead.
Whereat the humble squire mus'd to himself:
"The Water Carriers" by Oscar Fay Adams
Dazzled, six days he sat, a staring trance;
But on the seventh, casting stupor off,
Rose, and the straitness of the case that held
Him as with manacles of knitted fire,
Considered, and decided on a way....
"Behram And Eddetma" by Madison Julius Cawein
Why does she hold her kerchief near
My nostrils? Sure, she is sincere!
A stupor deadens limb and will,
My brain receives impressions still, — But Oh, a deadness grips my heart;
Can it be true from life I part?
"Imogene" by Eloise Alberta Bibb

In news:

Australian farmers say wallabies are getting stoned on poppy seeds and making crop circles as they hop around in an opium-fueled stupor.
Time to crawl out of that tryptophan-induced stupor and get with the holiday shopping, Geek Speakers.
I have to wonder how many of these kids are being drugged into a stupor because they are naturally angry and depressed about being taken away from their parents and everything they know.
After Pedro Gonzalez Perez, 38, lost sight in his left eye during a drunken stupor, he said he desperately searched for help, but found none in the town's grand Catholic church.
A woman slammed on TV by talk show host Nancy Grace as the "vodka mom" — after she allegedly killed her newborn son in a drunken stupor last fall — died after setting herself on fire.
In the late night hours of Friday, December 2nd, in the midst of a drunken stupor, I stole a bike helmet from a bike that was locked up in the area of 6th and Chestnut.
Giants awaken from AT&T Park stupor .
The Madness and Stupor of History.
Don't turn Super Sunday into a Stupor Sunday.
Fly parasite causes zombie-like stupor .
Stop drugging foster kids into a stupor .
It's the Economy Stupor .
Got the coffee, got my computer and am watching "Chulo the Stupor dog" chase Lovebugs.
Do you spend your Sunday nights in a drunken stupor and cry your way into work Monday morning.
Is the GOP in a Drunken Stupor.
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