They also had a financial crisis in 1825 that staggered the country.
The police are reported to be staggered at the extent of the supposed bribes accepted within its ranks.
I was also staggered that Cuccinelli beat McAuliffe among white women by 16 points.
1520s, altered from stakeren (c.1300), from Old Norse stakra or Old Danish stagra, both "to push, stagger." Cognate with Dutch staggelen "to stagger," German staggeln "to stammer." Transitive sense of "bewilder, amaze" first recorded 1550s; that of "arrange in a zig-zag pattern" is from 1856. Related: Staggered; staggering.