Definition of stupefaction in English:

stupefaction

Line breaks: stu¦pe|fac¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌstʃuːpɪˈfakʃn, ˌstjuːpɪˈfakʃn
 
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noun

[mass noun]
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.
Synonyms
oblivion, obliviousness, unconsciousness, insensibility, senselessness, numbness, lack of sensation/feeling, blankness;
stupor, daze, blackout, coma, collapse
shock, devastation

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