Examples of stupefaction in a Sentence
upon hearing the diagnosis of cancer, she just sat there in total stupefaction
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Stupefaction and confusion are giving way to hard-nosed capitalism as K Street realizes all the business opportunities to be had.
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Origin and Etymology of stupefaction
Middle English stupefaccioun, from Medieval Latin stupefaction-, stupefactio, from Latin stupefacere
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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