Examples of stupefy in a Sentence
stupefied by the ruling that he could not compete because his missed the qualifying age by two days
Recent Examples of stupefy from the Web
There is about 600 horsepower at 6000 rpm, 700 at 7000, and as the tach winds up, the compounding sensation of acceleration is stupefying.
The volume of debris hauled away by the litter brigades is stupefying: more than 70 tons in 2014 alone.
Think of his food as Nouveau Escoffier—fresher, livelier, and more stimulating than the traditional cream-laden constructions that glorified, and at the same time stupefied, the French table for centuries.
Trifonov dispatches all of it with stupefying effortlessness, in the process transforming this ostensibly bravura music into something elegant and rarefied, almost French.
This is a general problem with Fritzsche’s approach as applied to the East: Death came quickly, and in stupefying numbers, and to people who did not speak the Western languages in which the history of the war is largely written.
The killing and destruction in Syria, of course, has stupefied much of the world over the past five years.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'stupefy.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
STUPEFY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stupefy for English Language Learners
: to shock or surprise (someone) very much : to cause (someone) to become confused or unable to think clearly
STUPEFY Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up stupefy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).