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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Stupefied \Stu"pe*fied\, adjective Having been made stupid.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Stupefy \Stu"pe*fy\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Stupefied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stupefying}.] [F. stup['e]fier, fr. L. stupere to be stupefied + ficare (in comp.) to make, akin to facere. See {Stupid}, {Fact}, and cf. {Stupefacient}.] [Written also {stupify}, especially in England.]

1. To make stupid; to make dull; to blunt the faculty of perception or understanding in; to deprive of sensibility; to make torpid.

The fumes of drink discompose and stupefy the brain. --South.

2. To deprive of material mobility. [Obs.]

It is not malleable; but yet is not fluent, but stupefied. --Bacon.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

stupefied

adjective

1: as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise; "a circle of policement stood dumbfounded by her denial of having seen the accident"; "the flabbergasted aldermen were speechless"; "was thunderstruck by the news of his promotion" [syn: {dumbfounded}, {dumfounded}, {flabbergasted}, {stupefied}, {thunderstruck}, {dumbstruck}, {dumbstricken}]

2: in a state of mental numbness especially as resulting from shock; "he had a dazed expression on his face"; "lay semiconscious, stunned (or stupefied) by the blow"; "was stupid from fatigue" [syn: {dazed}, {stunned}, {stupefied}, {stupid(p)}]


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