stupor

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin stupor (insensibility, numbness, dullness), from stupeō (I am stunned, I am numb), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)tewp-. Distantly related (from Proto-Indo-European, via Proto-Germanic) to stint, stub, and steep.

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stupor (plural stupors)

  1. A state of reduced consciousness or sensibility.
  2. A state in which one has difficulty in thinking or using one’s senses.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From stupeō.

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Noun[edit]

stupor m (genitive stupōris); third declension

  1. numbness, torpor
  2. stupefaction
  3. stupidity

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative stupor stupōrēs
genitive stupōris stupōrum
dative stupōrī stupōribus
accusative stupōrem stupōrēs
ablative stupōre stupōribus
vocative stupor stupōrēs

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References[edit]

  • stupor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • stupor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “stupor”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • stupor” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)

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Noun[edit]

stupor

  1. indefinite plural of stupa