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Adjective: stupefying  'st(y)oo-pi,fI-ing
  1. So surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
    "the figure inside the bouclé dress was stupefying";
    - astonishing, astounding, staggering
     
  2. Making physically stupid, dull or insensible
    "a stupefying blow to the head"; "the stupefying effects of hemp"
     
  3. Shocking with surprise and consternation
    "the stupefying impact of the tragedy"
Verb: stupefy  'st(y)oo-pi,fI
  1. Make dull or stupid or muddle with drunkenness or infatuation
    - besot
     
  2. 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
     
  3. Make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow
    "stupefy fish";
    - stun

See also: alarming, disorienting, impressive

Type of: be, desensitise [Brit], desensitize, immobilise [Brit], immobilize

Encyclopedia: Stupefying