Translation of stupefy in Spanish:

stupefy

Pronunciation: /ˈstuːpəfaɪ; ˈstjuːpɪfaɪ/

vt (-fies, -fying, -fied (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva))

  • 1.1 (make senseless) stupefied with drink/by lack of sleep aturdido por el alcohol/la falta de sueño she was stupefied with grief el dolor la había dejado anonadada
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    • Rachel was stupefied, unable to do anything but stop her trembling lips.
    • The challenge is how to properly honor King, without stupefying readers whose eyes glaze at the thought of hearing yet another recitation of the famous ‘I Have A Dream’ speech.
    • When I walked out of the movie theatre after seeing the film, I was stupefied.
    1.2 (astonish) dejar estupefacto, causar estupor a
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    • I felt rather sorry for him, having to find out stuff like this, and after going through my own share of shocks, I knew just how mind-wracking and stupefying this could be.
    • Most of the audience with whom I saw the film seemed as stupefied and astonished as I was by the dullness of the proceedings.
    • The audience is often stupefied, thinking, ‘Are they really doing that?’

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