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Definition 1: make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow - [verb of change]

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

  • stun fish

Synonyms for stupefy in the sense of this definition

(stupefy is a kind of ...) cause to be unable to move

"The sudden storm immobilized the traffic"

Definition 2: be a mystery or bewildering to - [verb of cognition]

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

  • This beats me!
  • Got me--I don't know the answer!
  • a vexing problem
  • This question really stuck me

Synonyms for stupefy in the sense of this definition

(stupefy is a kind of ...) be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly

"These questions confuse even the experts" "This question completely threw me" "This question befuddled even the teacher"

(... is a kind of stupefy ) cause to be perplexed or confounded

"This problem stumped her"

(... is a kind of stupefy ) set a difficult problem or riddle

"riddle me a riddle"

(... is a kind of stupefy ) be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by

"What you are seeing in him eludes me"

Definition 3: make dull or stupid or muddle with drunkenness or infatuation - [verb of perception]

Synonyms for stupefy in the sense of this definition

(stupefy is a kind of ...) cause not to be sensitive

"The war desensitized many soldiers" "The photographic plate was desensitized"

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