Synonyms for stupefying
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : stoo-puh-fahy, styoo-|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈstu pəˌfaɪ, ˈstyu-|
Top 10 synonyms for stupefying Other synonyms for the word stupefying
- blow away
- bowl over
- give a turn
- hit like ton of bricks
- knock out
- knock over
- knock unconscious
- shake up
- strike dumb
- take breath away
- throw a curve
Définition of stupefyingOrigin :
- 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
- 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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