What does staggering mean?

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ˈstæg ə rɪŋstag·ger·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. astonishing, astounding, staggering, stupefyingadjective

    so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm

    "such an enormous response was astonishing"; "an astounding achievement"; "the amount of money required was staggering"; "suffered a staggering defeat"; "the figure inside the boucle dress was stupefying"

Wiktionary

  1. staggeringadjective

    Incredible, overwhelming, amazing.

    The army suffered a staggering defeat.

ChatGPT

  1. staggering

    Staggering typically refers to the act of walking or moving unsteadily, almost falling or lurching due to being shocked, tired, drunk, or ill. However, it can also metaphorically mean to astonish or deeply shock someone. Additionally, in a broader context, it refers to the arrangement or organization of events or processes in a particular order, not happening at the same time or pace.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Staggering

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of staggering in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of staggering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of staggering in a Sentence

  1. President Trump:

    CEOs are expected to not only understand technologies that didn't exist one or two years ago but to make strategic decisions as to which investments to make, and the pace of these changes have staggering consequences if you get it wrong.

  2. Veryan Khan:

    FromAl Qaeda in the Arabian PeninsulatoJabhat al-Nusra toAnsar al-Sharia in LibyatoJaysh al-Islam, the rate of membership escalation for each discrete channelis staggering, within a week's time, one single Islamic State channel went from 5,000 members to well over 10,000 members. Though it is unclear if what is commonly referred to as ‘ the ISIS fan club ’ will migrate toTelegram, what is clear is that the hard core disseminators already have.

  3. Lise Grande:

    The destruction the team has found in Ramadi is worse than any other part of Iraq. It is staggering.

  4. Arnold Duke:

    The sheer quantity of gems and jewelry wouldn't fit in one car, it's a staggering amount of jewelry and for it to be left alone is unconscionable.

  5. Michael Terwilliger:

    The challenge with Asurion has always been the staggering in frequency and size of dividends the sponsors have extracted over the years, longer-term holders may be less myopically dividend focused, which could allow the credit to delever.

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