in a stupor

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in a stupor

in a dazed condition; in a condition in which one cannot concentrate or think. The drunk driver walked away from the car accident in a stupor. In the morning, Mary remains in a stupor until she drinks coffee.
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Little Ona is nearly ready to faint--and half in a stupor herself, because of the heavy scent in the room.
Van Helsing whispered to me, "Jonathan is in a stupor such as we know the Vampire can produce.
Then when she had no longer any doubt, she cried, in a state of stupor, "What, my brother, is it you?
Edmond felt a sort of stupor creeping over him which brought with it a feeling almost of content; the gnawing pain at his stomach had ceased; his thirst had abated; when he closed his eyes he saw myriads of lights dancing before them like the will-o'-the-wisps that play about the marshes.
These faces expressed in their lines the deep stupor of the tired soldiers.
But, when I recovered from this stupor, there dawned upon me gradually a conviction which startled me even far more than the coincidence.
He paused a moment, in stupor, and then, rushing from the house, instead of following Marmaduke in his “office,” he took his way directly for the cabin of the hunters.
murmured the Comte de la Fere, at witnessing with stupor this monstrous alliance of words; -- "friends
He counteracted the tendency to drowsiness and stupor which cold produces by keeping himself in constant exercise; and seeing that the vessel was advancing, and that everything depended upon himself, he set to work to scull the boat clear of the bar, and into quiet water.
Penn waked him from his stupor of despair, and Tom Platt rowed him over.
He had then lain, beyond the vestibule, very much as he was lying now - quite, that is, as he appeared to have fallen, but all so wondrously without bruise or gash; only in a depth of stupor.
As she drove on through Blackmoor Vale, and the landscape of her youth began to open around her, Tess aroused herself from her stupor.
Jo is in a sleep or in a stupor to-day, and Allan Woodcourt, newly arrived, stands by him, looking down upon his wasted form.
It was really a long stupor, broken only by an occasional murmur of pain that continued to disquiet and agitate the doctor greatly.
For a while she had tried to count the black minutes measured off for her by the drop of water; but that melancholy labor of an ailing brain had broken off of itself in her head, and had left her in stupor.