Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of stupefy.
  • adj. Experiencing stupefaction.
  • adj. Experiencing the influence of an ingested mind-altering substance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having been made stupid.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. in a state of mental numbness especially as resulting from shock
  • adj. as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise

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Examples

  • She came back to find the girl cutting herself, arms and legs, while I watched on in stupefied disbelief.

    "The morning light shows water in the valley."

  • His cries of joy brought the other children, who formed a circle about him, looking down at his work in stupefied amazement.

    The Montessori Method

  • The amiable residents talk of their future as the next Puerto Vallarta while they wave towels to keep off the abundant mosquitoes, and inquire if you don’t find their town tranquilo while you yawn, stupefied from a night clamorous with the sound of competing bands which played until 3 a.m.

    Nayarit: San Blas, Tepic and in between

  • Raistlin recalled the stupefied look on Master Theobald's face when he had seen his precious spell components in the hands of a kender.

    The Soulforge

  • Gerald was still standing at her bedroom door, looking after her with what Elizabeth could only call a stupefied expression.

    Gentle Warrior

  • One meaning of the word stupid is related to being "stupefied".

    Karen Kisslinger: Ba(ra)ck to the Word "Stupid"

  • His ideas began to grow confused once more; they assumed a kind of stupefied and mechanical quality which is peculiar to despair.

    Les Miserables

  • Mr. Edwards cited the "extraordinary damage" Reagan supposedly visited on the country, while in a conference call with reporters yesterday, Clinton surrogate and Baby Boom liberal Barney Frank said he was "stupefied" by Mr. Obama's "explicit endorsement" of the notion that the GOP is "the party of ideas."

    Obama and the Gipper

  • Mr. Edwards cited the "extraordinary damage" Reagan supposedly visited on the country, while in a conference call with reporters Friday, Clinton surrogate and Baby Boom liberal Barney Frank said he was "stupefied" by Mr. Obama's "explicit endorsement" of the notion that the GOP is "the party of ideas."

    Obama and the Gipper

  • My profession -- journalism -- has assisted this apathy by knee-jerking us all into a kind of stupefied cynicism.

    Personal Responsibility and the Media

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