Synonyms for stupefying

Grammar : Verb
Spell : stoo-puh-fahy, styoo-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈstu pəˌfaɪ, ˈstyu-

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Définition of stupefying

Origin :
  • 1510s (implied in past participle stupefact), from Middle French stupéfier, from Latin stupefacere "make stupid or senseless," from stupere "be stunned" (see stupid) + facere "to make" (see factitious).
  • verb amaze, shock
  • verb stun
  • verb amaze
  • verb astonish
Example sentences :
  • The mourning is universal and genuine, the consternation is stupefying.
  • Extract from : « Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete » by Albert Bigelow Paine
  • He was a brave man, but the cloud of doubt had been stupefying.
  • Extract from : « The Traitors » by E. Phillips (Edward Phillips) Oppenheim
  • Winslow was the first to recover from the stupefying beauty of the spectacle.
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930 » by Various
  • The tragedy was stupefying—it was unthinkable—it was the mockery of Fate!
  • Extract from : « The Clansman » by Thomas Dixon
  • In January he would rescue his Leonardo from this stupefying twaddle.
  • Extract from : « A Room With A View » by E. M. Forster
  • To the rest of the school the whole affair was so unexpected as to be stupefying.
  • Extract from : « Two Daring Young Patriots » by W. P. Shervill
  • Effect of announcement, unexpected, momentous, was stupefying.
  • Extract from : « Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, April 8, 1914 » by Various
  • Before that it had puzzled him; it had amazed him; his relations with her were bewildering, stupefying.
  • Extract from : « Georgina's Reasons » by Henry James
  • The revelations were so stupefying that Sleeman was not able to believe them.
  • Extract from : « Following the Equator, Complete » by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • He is of a gravity to match that of his unexampled and all but stupefying mission.
  • Extract from : « One of Our Conquerors, Complete » by George Meredith

Antonyms for stupefying

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