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Synonyms for stupefy

Synonyms for stupefy

to dull the senses, as with a heavy blow, a shock, or fatigue

to make or become less keen or responsive

to render helpless, as by emotion

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make dull or stupid or muddle with drunkenness or infatuation

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make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow

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Given food's fundamental significance it's understandable that it has played a consequential role in political and ideological crusades, sometimes to stupefyingly cruel effect.
An effortlessly accomplished album, Watson and his band slot in alongside artists such as Richard Swift in reclaiming the songwriting crown from the stupefyingly dull acts clogging up the cholesterol-heavy charts, while injecting that bit of quirkiness which keeps the album interesting.
Even Lady Catherine de Bourgh's bland, sickly, and stupefyingly uninteresting daughter is a subtle part of the picture.
As a more mundane application, slow flight of this sort can be used in everyday flying to set or expand the interval in a congested traffic pattern, including playing the turn from downwind to base to avoid the stupefyingly irritating tendency to expand the downwind leg into the next county.
He thought of all the bores who came back and droned on stupefyingly about Paris, trying to make their experience of it matter.
One recent trip brought him to the sorry state of Congo, a nation engulfed by a stupefyingly senseless civil war that starts and sputters but shows no signs of truly ending.
More importantly, perhaps, I have found the whole subject of the evolution of life on earth stupefyingly boring.
The entertainment industry, with its stupefyingly high barriers to entry, demands a great deal more than talent and hard work.
Spurlock - with a wry and utter lack of pretension - offers simple, stupefyingly entertaining solutions to vexing problems.
For example, after the conservatives' decisive victory in the seventh Majles elections, he resorted to such stupefyingly banal statements as, "Those who are tuned to the will of the nation will survive and those who stand against the people are doomed to extinction.
There the rebels' plans are time and again uncovered as fully known to their enemies, and the result is a stupefyingly awkward situation for them.
Canadian black writers of mixed-race heritage have felt--or feel--freer to explore their identity confusions and dislocations, or even to interrogate their blackness in ways that may seem strangely abstract--or, worse, stupefyingly compromising--to African-American readers.
Jade might be a stupefyingly, mind-numbing pain in the neck.
Gerhard Richter, John Curran [sic] and Kurt Kauper" for still lifes and portraits that are so stupefyingly incompetent that I can't even feel pity for the painter; and had a tony gallerist alert me to the fact that the intriguing recent Cubist-inspired canvas I was standing before had nothing to do with Cubism because, "you know, Cubism's been done.