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[mahynd-bloh-ing] /ˈmaɪndˌbloʊ ɪŋ/
adjective, Slang.
overwhelming; astounding:
Spending a week in the jungle was a mind-blowing experience.
producing a hallucinogenic effect:
a mind-blowing drug.
Origin of mind-blowing
1965-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for mind-blowing
  • Our solar system is filled with mysterious and often mind-blowing phenomena.
  • The photography and the new data about the coral reef are mind-blowing.
  • It's easy to get blasé about our technological prowess, but this kind of stuff is really pretty mind-blowing.
  • And so our investment is mind-blowing compared to anything else.
  • The effort allows a tremendous amount of data to be grasped in one glorious, mind-blowing space photo.
  • Step inside and the office reveals itself as a mind-blowing example of the power of micro-factories.
  • If you find this mind-blowing, you are in good company.
  • When nature can take a deep breath, it's a mind-blowing thing.
  • The implications for defenders groups are, quite frankly, mind-blowing.
British Dictionary definitions for mind-blowing


(informal) producing euphoria; psychedelic
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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mind-blowing in Medicine

mind-blowing adj.

  1. Producing hallucinatory effects.

  2. Intensely affecting the mind or emotions.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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Slang definitions & phrases for mind-blowing


  1. Hallucinogenic; psychedelic
  2. Overwhelming; exciting; staggering: The speech was mind-blowing (1960s+ Counterculture & narcotics) (1960s+ Counterculture & narcotics)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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