from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Informal Intellectually or emotionally overwhelming: "a mind-boggling bazaar of competing manufacturers and overlapping technologies” ( William D. Marbach).
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- adj. Alternative spelling of mindboggling.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. intellectually or emotionally overwhelming; straining one's capacity to comprehend or cope.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. intellectually or emotionally overwhelming
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In the video, Mercer points out that every year in Canada, 300 kids commit suicide -- a number he calls "mind-boggling."
That said, there were some notable if minor problems: the quake apparently put a crack in the Washington Monument, which is now shut down indefinitely along with several other monuments pending inspection, and the National Cathedral suffered what's been called "mind-boggling" damage from the earthquake, including the toppling of some 3,000 pounds of concrete from the church's top.
It’s harder to forgive writers who stretch logic and research standards as if they were Silly Putty—for instance, the author of a Kennedy family biography who, unable to find substantive evidence of bootlegging, reaches a conclusion that can only be described as mind-boggling: “The sheer magnitude of the recollections,” he writes, “is more important than the veracity of the individual stories.”
Of all the amazing accounts about these first people, the Bushmen are most famous for their uncanny and mind-boggling tracking skills.
To have come this far, in just 5 five years is mind-boggling - Just shows the depth & breadth of thinking & execution by the Founders.
That is one of the most mind-boggling statistics in recent history.
About twenty years ago I had a mind-boggling encounter with a single sentence in Masks of the Universe, a history of science by the physicist-astronomer Edward Harrison.
Monday, the game-changing Huffington Post Media Group announced some mind-boggling staffing additions.
I did know that the book would end with a mind-boggling trial, but I didn't know exactly how it would turn out.
And everyone who has any ability to make money for others, for example, Tiger Woods, with his mind-boggling digital trail of serial infidelity, will probably get a second chance.