stupeo

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *steup-. Cognates include Ancient Greek τύπτω (túptō, I strike), Sanskrit तोपति (topati, to hurt), Albanian shtyj (to thrust), Old Church Slavonic тъпати (tŭpati), and Old English styntan (English stint), stybb (English stub), steap (English steep)

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present active stupeō, present infinitive stupēre, perfect active stupuī, supine stupītum (no passive)

  1. (intransitive) I am stunned, stiffened or benumbed, stop, hesitate.
  2. (intransitive) I am dazed, speechless or silenced; I am astounded, confounded, aghast or amazed.
  3. (transitive) I am astonished or amazed at, wonder at.

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References[edit]

  • stupeo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879