stupefy

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Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*dʰeh₁-

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈst(j)upəˌfaɪ/

Verb[edit]

stupefy ‎(third-person singular simple present stupefies, present participle stupefying, simple past and past participle stupefied)

  1. To dull the senses or capacity to think thereby reducing responsiveness; to dazzle.

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