stupefaction

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EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Latin stupefaciō (strike dumb, stun with amazement, stupefy), from stupeō (I am stunned, speechless) (English stupid, stupor) + faciō (do, make).

NounEdit

stupefaction (uncountable)

  1. The state of dismay; shock.

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Last modified on 18 April 2014, at 01:14