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Definition 1: the action of stupefying; making dull or lethargic - [noun denoting act]

Samples where stupefaction or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the professor was noted for his stupefaction of the students

(stupefaction is a kind of ...) something done (usually as opposed to something said)

"there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"

Definition 2: marginal consciousness - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where stupefaction or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his grogginess was caused as much by exhaustion as by the blows
  • someone stole his wallet while he was in a drunken stupor

Synonyms for stupefaction in the sense of this definition

(stupefaction is a kind of ...) a state lacking normal awareness of the self or environment

Definition 3: a feeling of stupefied astonishment - [noun denoting feeling]

(stupefaction is a kind of ...) the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising

"he looked at me in astonishment"

(... is a kind of stupefaction ) the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally

"his mother's death left him in a daze" "he was numb with shock"

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