Stu·pe·fied a. Having been made stupid.
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.
v 1: make dull or stupid or muddle with drunkenness or
infatuation [syn: besot]
2: be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I
don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This
question really stuck me" [syn: perplex, vex, stick,
get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder,
flummox, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound]
3: make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow; "stun fish"
adj 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,
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, stupid(p)]