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Meaning of STUPOR

Pronunciation:  'stoopowr

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  marginal consciousness; "his grogginess was caused as much by exhaustion and by the blows"; "someone stole his wallet while he was in a drunken stupor"
  2. [n]  the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally; "his mother's deathleft him in a daze"; "he was numb with shock"

STUPOR is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: daze, grogginess, semiconsciousness, shock, stupefaction
 See Also: stupefaction, unconsciousness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Stu"por\, n. [L., from stupere to be struck senseless.]
1. Great diminution or suspension of sensibility; suppression
   of sense or feeling; lethargy.

2. Intellectual insensibility; moral stupidity; heedlessness
   or inattention to one's interests.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: A state of reduced consciousness.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Stupor is a condition in which an affected individual is conscious with some ability to move voluntarily (e.g. if one tickles his nose, he may move his hands toward his nose) but shows a markedly reduced response to stimuli.