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in a stupor

Dazed. A: "Why is Caroline just sitting there, staring into space?" B: "Oh, she's been in a stupor ever since finishing her three-hour exam."

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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Coming out of a stupor, she became slowly aware that she was gazing at a patch of sandy-red hair on the head of a corpse.
Speaking to IGIHE, the Executive Secretary of the Mushubati sector, Christophe Mudahemuka has attributed the offense to a drunken stupor.
Judge Martin Nolan said Bridgeman was in some stupor induced by alcohol and drugs but this was not an excuse.
And as for 'being shaken out of his stupor', no chance.
"After 16 years of stupor, why has the government suddenly woken up, that too with just two months remaining for the Lok Sabha elections?" asked Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi responding to the Centre moving the apex court.
'Unclaimed corpses: Drug war's forgotten fatalities' by Mariejo Ramos (11/2/18) was a timely reminder that should wake us up from the moral stupor of getting used to injustice and violence.
He said initial investigations revealed Kong had gone to a restaurant the previous night to have a few drinks and returned to a hotel room in a state of drunken stupor about 1am today.
Summary: His health continued to worsen until he slipped into a stupor.
The youth are always in a drunken stupor. Nothing worries them.
Moments later, sobriety began ebbing away and they began quarrelling in their drunken stupor. These quarrels led to one of them setting the lorry ablaze, causing an inferno that claimed eight of them and injured the rest before they were rescued.
It means thousands of Scots are forced into a state-sponsored stupor every year - a stupor paid for at an immense cost at a time when public services are at breaking point.
To say the songs mentioned so far were among the highlights is really just to say they were on the set-list, as every single song was a highlight, each one driving the audience further into a euphoric stupor.
Ford last year made international headlines when he admitted to having smoked crack cocaine while in a drunken stupor. He's drawn attention for other erratic behavior, but he has resisted pressure to step down and is seeking re-election.
According to Fox News, Ford last year made headlines after admitting to having smoked crack cocaine while in a drunken stupor.