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Definition 1: shocking with surprise and consternation - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • the stupefying impact of the tragedy

(stupefying is similar to ...) frightening because of an awareness of danger

Definition 2: making physically stupid or dull or insensible - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a stupefying blow to the head
  • the stupefying effects of hemp

(stupefying is similar to ...) causing loss of physical or intellectual bearings

"making so many turns to the right and then the left was completely disorienting" "a sharp blow to the head can be disorienting"

Definition 3: so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • 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

Synonyms for stupefying in the sense of this definition

(stupefying is similar to ...) making a strong or vivid impression

"an impressive ceremony"

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