Definition of 'stupefaction'
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He was talking about the Church but I was in such a state of stupefaction that I was unable to concentrate on his words.ULTIMATE PRIZES (2002) RESCUING ROSE (2002)
In his stupefaction Aysgarth sounded as outraged as a scientist who had obtained an apparently impossible result in the laboratory.ABSOLUTE TRUTHS (2002)
Steil urinated, and watched in stupefaction how the upchucked sandwiches swayed gently on the water's surface.OUTCAST (2002)
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