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Can that have a meaning of although?

For example,

He was too sleepy even to be surprised that the people in the portraits along the corridors whispered and pointed as they passed.

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closed as general reference by MετάEd, Andrew Leach, Hugo, StoneyB, Zairja Nov 15 '12 at 17:25

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No, it doesn't. Why do you think this way? – Noah Nov 15 '12 at 5:12
@Listenever You can read it as surprised by the fact. – MετάEd Nov 15 '12 at 5:25

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The word "that" is not a synonym of "although", not even in your example.

While "that" has several grammatical uses, in your sentence it is simply a conjunction connecting clauses.

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