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stupefy


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Stupefy  \Stu"pe*fy\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Stupefied};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Stupefying}.]  [F.  stup['e]fier,  fr  L.  stupere  to  be 
  stupefied  +  ficare  (in  comp.)  to  make  akin  to  facere  See 
  {Stupid},  {Fact},  and  cf  {Stupefacient}.]  [Written  also 
  {stupify},  especially  in  England.] 
  1.  To  make  stupid;  to  make  dull;  to  blunt  the  faculty  of 
  perception  or  understanding  in  to  deprive  of  sensibility; 
  to  make  torpid. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  stupefy 
  v  1:  make  dull  or  stupid;  to  muddle  with  drunkenness  or 
  infatuation  [syn:  {besot},  {stupify}] 
  2:  be  a  mystery  or  bewildering  to:  "This  beats  me!"  "Got  me--I 
  don't  know  the  answer!"  [syn:  {perplex},  {get},  {puzzle}, 
  {mystify},  {baffle},  {beat},  {bewilder},  {flummox},  {stupify}, 
  {nonplus},  {gravel},  {amaze},  {dumbfound},  {trounce}] 
  3:  make  senseless  or  dizzy  by  or  as  if  by  a  blow;  "stun  fish" 
  [syn:  {stun},  {stupify}] 




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