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Definition of stupefy verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

stupefy

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈstupəˌfaɪ//
 
[often passive] stupefy somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they stupefy
 
he / she / it stupefies
 
past simple stupefied
 
-ing form stupefying
 
 
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to surprise or shock someone; to make someone unable to think clearly He was stupefied by the amount they had spent. She was stupefied with cold.
stupefaction
 
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NAmE//ˌstupəˈfækʃn//
 
noun [uncountable] They looked on in utter stupefaction.
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