catatonic


catatonic

adjective

  1. having catatonia, a syndrome characterized by muscular rigidity and mental stupor: The schizophrenic remained in a catatonic state.
  2. appearing to be in a daze or stupor; unresponsive: She had the catatonic expression of an avant-garde model.

noun

  1. a person who suffers from catatonia.
adj.

1899, from catatonia + -ic. As a noun from 1902.

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