staggering


staggering

adjective

: very large, shocking, or surprising

Full Definition of STAGGERING

:  so great as to cause one to stagger :  astonishing, overwhelming <a staggering feat> <staggering medical bills>
stag·ger·ing·ly adverb

Examples of STAGGERING

  1. The storm caused a staggering amount of damage.
  2. <the staggering scope of the new construction on campus>

First Known Use of STAGGERING

1565

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