Definition for STU'PE-FY

STU'PE-FY, v.t. [Fr. stupefier; L. stupefacio.]

  1. To make stupid; to make dull; to blunt the faculty of perception or understanding; to deprive of sensibility. It is a great sin to attempt to stupefy the conscience. The fumes of passion intoxicate his discerning faculties, as the fumes of drink stupefy the brain. – South.
  2. To deprive of material motion. It is not malleable nor fluent, but stupefied. [Not in use.] – Bacon.

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