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English noun: stupefaction

1. stupefaction (feeling) a feeling of stupefied astonishment


Broader (hypernym)amazement, astonishment


Narrower (hyponym)daze, shock, stupor

2. stupefaction (cognition) marginal consciousness


SamplesHis grogginess was caused as much by exhaustion as by the blows.
Someone stole his wallet while he was in a drunken stupor.


Synonymsgrogginess, semiconsciousness, stupor


Broader (hypernym)unconsciousness

3. stupefaction (act) the action of stupefying; making dull or lethargic


SamplesThe professor was noted for his stupefaction of the students.


Broader (hypernym)action









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