As a treatise on the essential vacuity of the white liberal male, Boyhood is a staggering achievement.
Take a fairly recent and staggering study, which asked the following obvious question: how much soda do teenagers consume?
“What the dossier claims is staggering,” Michele De Luca, director of the Centre for Regenerative Medicine, told Science Insider.
During the high season, rooms can run between 2,900 and 6,500 kroner, or a staggering $600-$1,300.
A “monster of staggering charmlessness and monumental lack of humour.”
They carry rumours, and ask questions, and make corrections and improvements on one another, staggering to the human intellect.
They turned back to the house together, Markelov staggering as he walked.
staggering free of the wreckage, he found himself enveloped in a choking pall of smoke.
His mind wandered a little, but he set his teeth and rose, staggering to the table.
staggering to the windows, she smashed them both and knocked the shutters open, giving vent to the smoke.
1520s, altered from stakeren (c.1300), from Old Norse stakra or Old Danish stagra, both "to push, stagger." Cognate with Dutch staggelen "to stagger," German staggeln "to stammer." Transitive sense of "bewilder, amaze" first recorded 1550s; that of "arrange in a zig-zag pattern" is from 1856. Related: Staggered; staggering.