"stupefying" in the verb sense
1. besot, stupefy
make dull or stupid or muddle with drunkenness or infatuation
2. perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound
be a mystery or bewildering to
"This beats me!"
3. stun, stupefy
make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow
"stupefying" in the adjective sense
1. astonishing, astounding, staggering, stupefying
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"
making physically stupid or dull or insensible
"a stupefying blow to the head"
"the stupefying effects of hemp"
shocking with surprise and consternation
"the stupefying impact of the tragedy"
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