These numbers are staggering, but this is not an unattainable thing.
Ernest Hemingway's correspondence is expected to swell to a staggering 12 volumes.
A staggering 80 percent of college women do not report the crime to police, compared to 67 percent of non-students.
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.