Examples of staggering in a Sentence
The storm caused a staggering amount of damage.
the staggering scope of the new construction on campus
Recent Examples of staggering from the Web
The highest number of deaths — a staggering 158 — occurred in 1927.
Dallas had 10 players score in the first half and shot a staggering 69 percent from the field, including 13-for-18 from deep.
It is stuffed with a staggering collection of future pros whom coordinator Brent Venables seemingly always deploys in the right positions to snuff out opponents’ run games and short-circuit their passing attacks.
The combination of all these atomic forces makes each protein a staggering molecular puzzle.
Ripple is up a staggering 19,500% this year, the website's data showed.
So how does a team overcome a staggering string of injuries?
Even with games lost to injuries, Wright amassed 132 tackles and 16 sacks including a school-record nine sacks and a staggering 36 tackles for loss as a junior.
And with a performance by Vanessa Williams, the evening raised a staggering $3.6 million, all going towards the innovative SMART Center for a brilliant start to 2018.
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First Known Use of staggering
Synonymsamazing, astonishing, astounding, awesome, awful, eye-opening, fabulous, miraculous, portentous, prodigious, marvelous, stunning, stupendous, sublime, surprising, wonderful, wondrous
Related Wordsincomprehensible, inconceivable, incredible, unbelievable, unimaginable, unthinkable; extraordinary, phenomenal, rare, sensational, spectacular; singular, uncommon, unique, unusual, unwonted; conspicuous, notable, noticeable, outstanding, remarkable; impressive, smashing, striking; mind-bending, mind-blowing, mind-boggling; animating, energizing, enlightening, enlivening, exciting, galvanizing, invigorating, stimulating; alluring, attracting, attractive, beguiling, bewitching, captivating, charming, enchanting, entertaining, enthralling, fascinating, interesting
Near Antonymsunimpressive, uninspiring, unremarkable; boring, dull, jading, monotonous, tedious, tiring, uninspired, uninteresting, wearisome, weary, wearying; common, customary, mundane, normal, ordinary, typical, unexceptional, usual; draining, enervating, exhausting, fatiguing, wearing; debilitating, enfeebling; demoralizing, discouraging, disheartening, dispiriting
STAGGERING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of staggering for English Language Learners
: very large, shocking, or surprising
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