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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Shocking with surprise and consternation; So surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm; Making physically dull or insensible.

Usage examples (34)
  • The stupefying impact of the tragedy
  • A stupefying blow to the head
  • These are best described as a stupefying roar of bombast occasionally interrupted by a few words of real sublimity.
  • Sitting in a cubicle is "stupefying" and isolating, only intensifying a social need. for more
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