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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stu·pe·fy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stupefied p. pr. & vb. n. Stupefying ]  [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) 2.0

      adj 1: so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm; "such an
             enormous response was astonishing"; "an astounding
             achievement"; "the amount of money required was
             staggering"; "suffered a staggering defeat"; "the
             figure inside the boucle dress was stupefying" [syn: astonishing,
              astounding, staggering]
      2: making physically stupid or dull or insensible; "a
         stupefying blow to the head"; "the stupefying effects of
      3: shocking with surprise and consternation; "the stupefying
         impact of the tragedy"