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mind-boggling

[mahynd-bog-ling] /ˈmaɪndˌbɒg lɪŋ/
adjective, Slang.
1.
intellectually overwhelming:
a mind-boggling puzzle.
2.
emotionally or psychologically overwhelming; mind-blowing.
Origin of mind-boggling
1960-1965
1960-65
Related forms
mind-bogglingly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for mind-boggling

mind-boggling

adjective
1.
(informal) astonishing; bewildering
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Word Origin and History for mind-boggling
adj.

1964; see mind (n.) + present participle of boggle.

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Slang definitions & phrases for mind-boggling

mind-boggling

adjective

So astonishing or complex as to overwhelm the mind: The school problem is absolutely mind-boggling

[1964+; boggle, ''to be disablingly frightened, take alarm,'' is found by 1598; a bogle or boggle was a spook that horses were reputed to see]

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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