mind-boggling

[ mahynd-bog-ling ]
/ ˈmaɪndˌbɒg lɪŋ /

adjective Slang.

intellectually overwhelming: a mind-boggling puzzle.
emotionally or psychologically overwhelming; mind-blowing.

Nearby words

  1. mind-altering,
  2. mind-bending,
  3. mind-blowing,
  4. mind-body,
  5. mind-body problem,
  6. mind-expanding,
  7. mind-numbing,
  8. mind-pop,
  9. mind-reader,
  10. mind-set

Origin of mind-boggling

First recorded in 1960–65

Related formsmind-bog·gling·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for mind-boggling

mind-boggling

adjective

informal astonishing; bewildering
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Word Origin and History for mind-boggling

mind-boggling

adj.

1964; see mind (n.) + present participle of boggle.

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