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stupefaction 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
More example sentences
  • 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

Words that rhyme with stupefaction

abstraction, action, attraction, benefaction, compaction, contraction, counteraction, diffraction, enaction, exaction, extraction, faction, fraction, interaction, liquefaction, malefaction, petrifaction, proaction, protraction, putrefaction, redaction, retroaction, satisfaction, subtraction, traction, transaction, tumefaction, vitrifaction
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