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Noun: stupefaction  ,st(y)oo-pu'fak-shun
  1. A feeling of stupefied astonishment
     
  2. Marginal consciousness
    "his stupefaction was caused as much by exhaustion as by the blows";
    - grogginess, stupor, semiconsciousness
     
  3. The action of stupefying; making dull or lethargic
    "the professor was noted for his stupefaction of the students"

Derived forms: stupefactions

Type of: action, amazement, astonishment, unconsciousness