usage: 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"
2. stupefying, disorienting (vs. orienting)
usage: making physically stupid or dull or insensible; "a stupefying blow to the head"; "the stupefying effects of hemp"
3. stupefying, alarming (vs. unalarming)
usage: shocking with surprise and consternation; "the stupefying impact of the tragedy"