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 for catatonic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  catatonic \cat`a*ton"ic\ adj.
     1. of or pertaining to catatonia; suffering from catatonia.
        [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. appearing mentally stupefied, unresponsive, and
        motionless, or almost so; seemingly unaware of one's
        environment. [Colloq.]
        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  catatonic \catatonic\ n.
     a person suffering from catatonia.
     [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  catatonic
      adj 1: characterized by catatonia especially either rigidity or
             extreme laxness of limbs

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  117 Moby Thesaurus words for "catatonic":
     abeyant, affectless, anesthetized, apathetic, arctic, asleep,
     autistic, blunt, brain-damaged, brain-injured, cataleptic,
     certifiable, chill, chilly, cold, cold as charity, cold-blooded,
     coldhearted, comatose, cool, dead, dispassionate, disturbed, doped,
     dopey, dormant, drugged, dull, emotionally dead, emotionless, flat,
     foul, frigid, frosted, frosty, frozen, groggy, half-conscious,
     heartless, heavy, icy, immovable, impassible, impassive,
     in abeyance, in suspense, inactive, inert, inexcitable,
     insusceptible, languid, languorous, latent, leaden, lifeless, logy,
     manic-depressive, mentally ill, mentally sick, narcotized,
     neurotic, nirvanic, nonemotional, objective, oblivious, obtuse,
     out, out cold, out of it, out of touch, paranoiac, paranoid,
     passionless, passive, phlegmatic, psychopathic, psychotic, schiz,
     schizoid, schizophrenic, schizy, sedentary, self-absorbed,
     semiconscious, senseless, slack, sleeping, sluggish, slumbering,
     smoldering, soulless, spaced out, spiritless, stagnant, standing,
     static, stoned, strung out, suspended, tame, torpid,
     unaffectionate, unaroused, unconscious, unemotional, unfeeling,
     unimpassioned, unimpressionable, unloving, unpassionate,
     unresponding, unresponsive, unsusceptible, unsympathetic,
     untouchable, zonked, zonked out
  
  

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  catatonic
   adj.
  
      Describes a condition of suspended animation in which something is so {
      wedged or hung that it makes no response. If you are typing on a
      terminal and suddenly the computer doesn't even echo the letters back to
      the screen as you type, let alone do what you're asking it to do, then the
      computer is suffering from catatonia (possibly because it has crashed). ?
      There I was in the middle of a winning game of nethack and it went
      catatonic on me! Aaargh!? Compare buzz.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  catatonic
  
      A description of a system that gives no indication
     that it is still working.  This might be because it has
     crashed without being able to give any error message or
     because it is busy but not designed to give any feedback.
  
     Compare buzz.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (2004-08-19)
  

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