What is the meaning of stupefied?



  • As if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise.
    • usage: "a circle of policement stood dumbfounded by her denial of having seen the accident"; "the flabbergasted aldermen were speechless"; "was thunderstruck by the news of his promotion"
  • In a state of mental numbness especially as resulting from shock.
    • usage: "he had a dazed expression on his face"; "lay semiconscious, stunned (or stupefied) by the blow"; "was stupid from fatigue"
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APAWordNet. (2010). stupefied. Retrieved October 18, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/stupefied/definitions/1184585
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "stupefied" http://smartdefine.org/stupefied/definitions/1184585 (accessed October 18, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, stupefied, Smart Define, viewed 18 October, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/stupefied/definitions/1184585>.
MLAWordNet. "stupefied" 23 October 2010. Web. 18 October 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/stupefied/definitions/1184585>
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