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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
catatoniccat‧a‧ton‧ic /ˌkætəˈtɒnɪk◂ $ -ˈtɑː-/ adjective  MInot able to move or talk because of an illness, shock etccatatonic stupor/trance
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catatonicMore than once, for example, the machine has been rendered catatonic.Some women and children have become exceptionally withdrawn or almost catatonic.Not as catatonic as the viewers at home, I fear.She was catatonic for over a year and did nothing to take care of the family.Take the classic case, catatonic schizophrenia-okay?Andrew was in a catatonic state for several months.Some historians believe that Andrew fell into a catatonic state, was mistaken for dead, then buried.When he was stressed he fell into a catatonic state.They were catatonic with disgust.Hadfield goes catatonic with terror, and is solicitously carried off to re-education in the jungle.
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