- the state of being stupefied; stupor.
- overwhelming amazement.
Origin of stupefaction
Related Words for stupefactionbewilderment, stupor, surprise, perplexity, amazement, wonderment, wonder
Examples from the Web for stupefaction
Contemporary Examples of stupefaction
The reaction to her selection in much of the GOP establishment ranged from stupefaction to scorn.More Juicy Election Details
The Daily Beast
January 11, 2010
Historical Examples of stupefaction
"He's gone off with my gold," exclaimed Paul Nichols, recovering from his stupefaction.Brave and Bold
Stupefaction was depicted on the major's face, and he became livid.
I looked at him in stupefaction, not quite sure if he was in his right mind.
Then, observing his stupefaction and the return of doubt to his mind, she hurried on.Louisiana Lou
William West Winter
"It's impossible," said Vandeuvres, stupefaction and merriment in his tones.
- the act of stupefying or the state of being stupefied
Word Origin and History for stupefaction
1540s, from Middle French stupéfaction (16c.) or Modern Latin stupefactionem (see stupefy).