verb (used with object), stu·pe·fied, stu·pe·fy·ing.
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Origin of stupefy
OTHER WORDS FROM stupefystu·pe·fied·ness [stoo-puh-fahyd-nis, -fahy-id-, styoo-], /ˈstu pəˌfaɪd nɪs, -ˌfaɪ ɪd-, ˈstyu-/, nounstu·pe·fi·er, nounstu·pe·fy·ing·ly, adverbun·stu·pe·fied, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for stupefy
The rage of his being seemed to stupefy him; he could not resist the sensation of the unnatural.Wild Youth, Volume Complete|Gilbert Parker
To stupefy oneself with other wines, is brutal; but to raise oneself to the seventh heaven with thee, is quite ethereal.Newton Forster|Captain Frederick Marryat
These words seemed at first to stupefy Mat: they burst upon him in the shape of a revelation for which he was totally unprepared.Hide and Seek|Wilkie Collins
I knew that a glass of brandy was enough to stupefy the man, and to make him sleep soundly.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
She would drink herself into a frenzy and then stupefy herself with opiates.Who?|Elizabeth Kent