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stupefaction

Noun

1 a feeling of stupefied astonishment
2 marginal consciousness; "his grogginess was caused as much by exhaustion and by the blows"; "someone stole his wallet while he was in a drunken stupor" [syn: grogginess, stupor, semiconsciousness]
3 the action of stupefying; making dull or lethargic; "the professor was noted for his stupefaction of the students"

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Noun

  1. The state of dismay; shock.

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