Definition for STU-PE-FAC'TION

STU-PE-FAC'TION, n. [L. stupefacio; stupeo, whence stupidus, and facio. See Stop.]

  1. The act of rendering stupid.
  2. A stupid or senseless state; insensibility; dullness; torpor; stupidity. Resistance of the dictates of conscience brings a hardness and stupefaction upon it. – South.

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