What does stupefying mean?

Definitions for stupefying
stu·pe·fy·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. astonishing, astounding, staggering, stupefying(adj)

    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"

  2. stupefying(adj)

    making physically stupid or dull or insensible

    "a stupefying blow to the head"; "the stupefying effects of hemp"

  3. stupefying(adj)

    shocking with surprise and consternation

    "the stupefying impact of the tragedy"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stupefying

    of Stupefy

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How to say stupefying in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stupefying in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stupefying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of stupefying in a Sentence

  1. Quentin Crisp:

    Decency...must be an even more exhausting state to maintain than its opposite. Those who succeed seem to need a stupefying amount of sleep.

  2. Richard Dawkins:

    We are going to die, and that makes us the lucky ones. Most people are never going to die because they are never going to be born. The potential people who could have been here in my place but who will in fact never see the light of day outnumber the sand grains of Arabia. Certainly those unborn ghosts include greater poets than Keats, scientists greater than Newton. We know this because the set of possible people allowed by our DNA so massively exceeds the set of actual people. In the teeth of these stupefying odds it is you and I, in our ordinariness, that are here. We privileged few, who won the lottery of birth against all odds, how dare we whine at our inevitable return to that prior state from which the vast majority have never stirred?

  3. Bryant McGill:

    The supreme lesson of any education should be to think for yourself and to be yourself; absent this attainment, education creates dangerous, stupefying conformity.

Images & Illustrations of stupefying

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