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English definition of “stupor”

stupor

noun [C usually singular]     /ˈstjuː.pər/ US  /ˈstuː.pɚ/
a state in which a person is almost unconscious and their thoughts are not clear : He was lying under the table in a drunken stupor.Losing consciousness
(Definition of stupor noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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