stupor
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, from stupēre Date: 14th century 1. a condition of greatly dulled or completely suspended sense or sensibility <
a drunken stupor
>
2. a state of extreme apathy or torpor resulting often from stress or shock ; daze Synonyms: see lethargy

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  • stupor — stȕpor m DEFINICIJA pat. 1. stanje psihičke i motoričke ili samo psihičke zakočenosti, najčešće u duševnih bolesnika [pasti u stupor] 2. sopor SINTAGMA katatoni stupor pat. najteži oblik stupora, totalno i trajno zakočenje; sudski stupor naglo… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Stupor — is the lack of critical cognitive function and level of consciousness wherein a sufferer is almost entirely unresponsive and only responds to base stimuli such as pain. The word derives from the Latin stupure , meaning insensible. Being… …   Wikipedia

  • stupor — stúpor s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  STÚPOR s. n. (med.) stupoare (2). (< lat. stupor) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • stupor — late 14c., from L. stupor insensibility, numbness, dullness, from stupere be stunned (see STUPID (Cf. stupid)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Stupor — Stu por, n. [L., from stupere to be struck senseless.] 1. Great diminution or suspension of sensibility; suppression of sense or feeling; lethargy. [1913 Webster] 2. Intellectual insensibility; moral stupidity; heedlessness or inattention to one… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stupor — (lat.), Gefühllosigkeit, Taubsinn der Mieder, Betäubung; S. artuum, das Einschlafen der Glieder; S. formīcans, so v.w. Ameisenkriechen; S. mentis, Stumpfsinn; S. universalis, Unempfindlichkeit; S. vigĭlans, so v.w. Starrsucht …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Stūpor — (lat.), Erstarrung, dumpfe Starrheit; als Geisteskrankheit soviel wie Stumpfsinn (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Stupor — (lat.), Erstarrung, Blödsinn …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • stupor — index inertia, insentience, prostration, sloth Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • stupor — torpor, torpidity, lassitude, *lethargy, languor Analogous words: phlegm, impassivity, stolidity (see under IMPASSIVE): inertness or inertia, passivity, supineness, inactivity, idleness (see corresponding adjectives at INACTIVE): insensibility,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • stupor — meaning ‘a dazed state’, is spelt or in BrE and AmE …   Modern English usage

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