sort of stupefaction

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  • He sat staring up at her in a sort of stupefaction. Cited from Viola Gwyn, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • I am so struck down with all these blows from within and without, that I feel myself in a sort of Stupefaction. Cited from Carlyle's "History of Friedrich II of Prussia V 18
  • The Prince paused, and looked at me in a sort of stupefaction. Cited from A Romance Of Two Worlds, by Marie Corelli
  • He watched the tall, black figure until it turned in at the gate and was lost to view, a sort of stupefaction gripping him. Cited from Viola Gwyn, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • He seemed quite exhausted by grief, and at last sunk into a sort of stupefaction: it could hardly be called sleep. Cited from Tales & Novels, Vol. 2, by Maria Edgeworth
  • Yes, mortification raised to the highest pitch, and a sort of stupefaction that you should prefer another man to him. Cited from Heart of the Sunset, by Rex Beach
  • It all produced in me a sort of stupefaction, both at the amazing knowledge involved, and in the essential futility of it all. Cited from The Child of the Dawn, by Arthur Christopher Benson
  • I stood staring at the broken coin in my hand with a sort of stupefaction, while The Jinnee moved slowly away from the window. Cited from A Woman Named Smith, by Marie Conway Oemler
  • At first, it was a sort of stupefaction; but every moment was quickening her perception of the horrible evil. Cited from Mansfield Park, by Jane Austen
  • No means of theirs could stop so great a fire, and they stood in a sort of stupefaction, watching it as it was fanned to greatest heights by the wind. Cited from The Scouts of the Valley, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Not having tasted any alcoholic drink for a long time, the ale produced a sort of stupefaction, from which he did not recover till late in the day. Cited from The Life of John Clare, by Frederick Martin
  • Peter saw, with a sort of stupefaction, that life was satisfying her now as life had never satisfied restless, exacting little Cherry before. Cited from Sisters, by Kathleen Norris
  • Never for an instant did Robbie lose the sense of a great calamity hanging above him, but a sort of stupefaction was creeping over him nevertheless. Cited from The Shadow of a Crime, by Hall Caine
  • "You don't mean to say you would have me marry Challis Wrandall's brother?" she said, in a sort of stupefaction. Cited from The Hollow of Her Hand, George Barr McCutcheon
  • And yet I felt her looking fixedly at me, with a sort of stupefaction on her features -- in her whole attitude -- as though she had never even heard of such a thing as a kiss in her life. Cited from The Arrow of Gold, by Joseph Conrad
  • Her eyes examined everything with a sort of stupefaction, as though marvelling that everything should be in the same place as five years before, and with an exactitude that made her doubt if such a long time had really elapsed. Cited from The Shadow of the Cathedral, by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
  • Blount deposited a pile of roubles on the shelf, whilst his rival looked on with a sort of stupefaction. Cited from Michael Strogoff, by Jules Verne
  • When he left the room and went up-stairs into the wings, it was in a vague sort of stupefaction; but here were the immediate exigencies of the stage, and perhaps it was better not to look too far ahead. Cited from Prince Fortunatus, by William Black
  • The influence of the free air, the rushing of the horses over high and low, the ringing of the bridles, the excitation at once arising from a sense of freedom and of rapid motion, gradually dispelled the confused and dejected sort of stupefaction by which Queen Mary was at first overwhelmed. Cited from The Abbot, by Sir Walter Scott