Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb stupefy

3 senses of stupefy

Sense 1
besot, stupefy -- (make dull or stupid or muddle with drunkenness or infatuation)
       => desensitize, desensitise -- (cause not to be sensitive; "The war desensitized many soldiers"; "The photographic plate was desensitized")

Sense 2
perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound -- (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")
       => confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate -- (be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher")

Sense 3
stun, stupefy -- (make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow; "stun fish")
       => immobilize, immobilise -- (cause to be unable to move; "The sudden storm immobilized the traffic")

Antonyms of adj stupefied

2 senses of stupefied

Sense 1
dumbfounded, dumfounded, flabbergasted, stupefied, thunderstruck, dumbstruck, dumbstricken -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA surprised) -> unsurprised, not surprised -- (not surprised or expressing surprise; "that unsuprised obstinate look on his face")

Sense 2
dazed, stunned, stupefied, stupid (predicate) -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA confused) -> clearheaded, clear-thinking -- (not mentally confused; able to think clearly and act intelligently)

Similarity of adj stupefied

2 senses of stupefied

Sense 1
dumbfounded, dumfounded, flabbergasted, stupefied, thunderstruck, dumbstruck, dumbstricken -- (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")
       => surprised (vs. unsurprised) -- (taken unawares or suddenly and feeling wonder or astonishment; "surprised by her student's ingenuity"; "surprised that he remembered my name"; "a surprised expression")

Sense 2
dazed, stunned, stupefied, stupid (predicate) -- (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")
       => confused (vs. clearheaded) -- (mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently; "the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused")

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