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EtymologyEdit

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

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  • IPA(key): /ˈst(j)upəˌfaɪ/, /ˈstʃupəˌfaɪ/
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stupefy (third-person singular simple present stupefies, present participle stupefying, simple past and past participle stupefied)

  1. (transitive) To dull the senses or capacity to think thereby reducing responsiveness; to dazzle or stun.

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