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Syllabification: stu·pe·fac·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌst(y)o͞opəˈfakSH(ə)n

Definition of stupefaction in English:


The state of being stupefied: salesmen stood in bored stupefaction
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  • Numerous art historians responded to Hockney's proposal with suspicious stupefaction, as if this avant-garde upstart were accusing the old masters of painting by numbers.
  • His look of pure stupefaction confirms her suspicions.
  • His days became days of stupefaction, drifting away from the world in his drug-induced state.
oblivion, obliviousness, unconsciousness, insensibility, stupor, daze
bewilderment, confusion, perplexity, wonder, amazement, astonishment

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