verb (used with object), stu·pe·fied, stu·pe·fy·ing.
Origin of stupefy
Examples from the Web for stupefying
Alig became hooked on heroin, ketamine, cocaine, and Rohypnol—a stupefying blend of substances for the once sober partier.The Party Monster Lives For the Applause: Michael Alig’s Second Act|Caitlin Dickson|February 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One can hypothesize that the bad decision came after the consumption of stupefying substances.
Winslow was the first to recover from the stupefying beauty of the spectacle.
Meanwhile, except for the stupefying heat, the actual world was also going well with her.The Adventures of a Modest Man|Robert W. Chambers
It is your stupefying life of spiritual sloth that makes it impossible for you to answer these simple and superficial questions.Bunyan Characters|Alexander Whyte
He is of a gravity to match that of his unexampled and all but stupefying mission.One of Our Conquerors, Complete|George Meredith
If lightning were but one discharge, the thunder would be but one stupefying crash.Reading the Weather|Thomas Morris Longstreth
British Dictionary definitions for stupefying
verb -fies, -fying or -fied (tr)
Word Origin for stupefy
Word Origin and History for stupefying
1510s (implied in past participle stupefact), from Middle French stupéfier, from Latin stupefacere "make stupid or senseless," from stupere "be stunned" (see stupid) + facere "to make" (see factitious).