come to one's senses

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To reawaken after having lost consciousness.
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[H]e dropped from his seat at my side, like a man struck dead. The stifling heat in the theater had proved too much for him. We carried him out at once into the fresh air. When he came to his senses, my friend entreated me to leave him, and see the end of the play.

Submitted on July 10, 2018

Additional definitions for 'come to one's senses':

come to one's sensesTo become reasonable, comprehending, or responsible, especially after having behaved in an unreasonable, uncomprehending, or irresponsible manner.
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