adjective: Stunned, confused, and exhausted as a result of experiencing intense stress, such as in a war zone.
- addlepated Definition: (adjective) Stupid and confused. Synonyms: muddleheaded, puddingheaded. Usage: George was so shocked by the failure of his overseas investments that he began babbling to his accountant like an addlepated nincompoop. Discuss
- groggy Definition: (adjective) Stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion). Synonyms: foggy, logy, stuporous, dazed. Usage: Groggy from lack of sleep, Elena walked right into a kitchen chair while stumbling toward the coffee pot. Discuss
- Marita Bonner "She did not talk to people as if they were strange hard shells she had to crack open to get inside. She talked as if she were already in the shell. In their very shell."
- rapturous Definition: (adjective) Experiencing or manifesting ecstatic joy or delight. Synonyms: rapt, rhapsodic. Usage: The audience greeted the speaker with rapturous applause. Discuss