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stuporific Line breaks: stu¦por|if¦ic
Pronunciation: /stjuːpəˈrɪfɪk/

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Definition of stuporific in English:


Inducing stupor: a stuporific draught
More example sentences
  • His cynical doodling did nothing to relieve the stuporific boredom of the meeting.
  • At first I was fixed in stuporific insensibility, silent, sullen, and staring.
  • For the most part it was a stuporific blur, though she had vague flashbacks of raucous singing with many of the tavern's locals.


Mid 18th century: from stupor + -ific.

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