stupefaction

[stoo-puh-fak-shuhn, styoo-]
noun
1.
the state of being stupefied; stupor.
2.
overwhelming amazement.

Origin:
1535–45; < Neo-Latin stupefactiōn- (stem of stupefactiō) senseless state, equivalent to stupefact(us), past participle of stupefacere to stupefy + -iōn- -ion

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stupefaction (ˌstjuːpɪˈfækʃən)
 
n
1.  astonishment
2.  the act of stupefying or the state of being stupefied

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Example sentences
Their stupefaction was gratifying, in that it confirmed the felt gravity of my decision.
They feast and drink together to stupefaction, wound each other, and experience a kind of dying and eventual healing.
As you can imagine, this advice was greeted with stares of stupefaction.
The sentence of stupefaction does not seem to be enforced till after.
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