Adjective: stupefying 'st(y)oo-pi,fI-ing
Verb: stupefy 'st(y)oo-pi,fI
- So surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
"the figure inside the bouclé dress was stupefying";
- astonishing, astounding, staggering
- Making physically stupid, 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"
- Make dull or stupid or muddle with drunkenness or infatuation
- Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
"These questions stupefy even the experts";
- confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate, perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, nonplus, gravel, dumbfound
- Make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow
See also: alarming, disorienting, impressive
Type of: be, desensitise [Brit], desensitize, immobilise [Brit], immobilize