- The definition of a stupor is a state where you are in a daze or nearly unconscious.
When you get very drunk and don't know what is going on, this is an example of a situation where you are in a stupor.
- a state in which the mind and senses are dulled; partial or complete loss of sensibility, as from the use of a narcotic or from shock
- mental or moral dullness or apathy
Origin of stuporMiddle English ; from Classical Latin stupere: see stupid
A state of reduced sensibility or consciousness: staggered around in a drunken stupor.
Origin of stuporMiddle English, from Latin, from stupēre, to be stunned.