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
He manifests himself to mankind only to stupefy their judgment and bewilder the reason he has bestowed on them.Letters To Eugenia|Paul Henri Thiry Holbach
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
In order to have control over the bees during the operation, you must slightly stupefy them with the smoke of a smouldering rag.The Insect World|Louis Figuier
Julius composed it to thrill and arouse the Romans; its sole use today is to stupefy and sicken schoolboys.Damn!|Henry Louis Mencken
It was part of the plan to stupefy the prisoners with drugged liquor.The Home Life of Poe|Susan Archer Weiss