- staggering [adj] overwhelming amazing, astonishing, astounding, distressing, mindblowing, mind-boggling, shocking, stunning; concepts 548,571
New thesaurus. 2014.
New thesaurus. 2014.
staggering — [stag′əriŋ] adj. 1. that staggers 2. that causes one to stagger; astonishing; overwhelming; specif., astonishingly great [a staggering sum] staggeringly adv … English World dictionary
staggering — index incredible, ineffable, portentous (eliciting amazement), unbelievable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
staggering — (adj.) amazing, 1560s, from prp. of STAGGER (Cf. stagger) (v.). Related: Staggeringly … Etymology dictionary
staggering — adj. staggering to + inf. (it was staggering to total up the losses) * * * [ stæg(ə)rɪŋ] staggering to + inf. (it was staggering to total up the losses) … Combinatory dictionary
staggering — adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem ▪ The number of dead is truly staggering. ADVERB ▪ absolutely, quite, simply, truly … Collocations dictionary
staggering — [[t]stæ̱gərɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something that is staggering is very surprising. ...a three year contract reputed to be worth a staggering ₤25,000 a week... The results have been quite staggering. Syn: astounding Derived words: staggeringly ADV… … English dictionary
staggering — adjective Date: 1565 so great as to cause one to stagger ; astonishing, overwhelming < a staggering feat > < staggering medical bills > • staggeringly adverb … New Collegiate Dictionary
staggering — stag|ger|ing [ˈstægərıŋ] adj extremely great or surprising = ↑amazing ▪ The cost was a staggering $10 million. ▪ The financial impact on the town was staggering. >staggeringly adv ▪ a staggeringly beautiful landscape … Dictionary of contemporary English
staggering — stag|ger|ing [ stægərıŋ ] adjective extremely surprising: the staggering success of the books a staggering 63 percent increase ╾ stag|ger|ing|ly adverb: staggeringly effective … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
staggering — UK [ˈstæɡərɪŋ] / US adjective extremely surprising the staggering success of the books a staggering 63 per cent increase Derived word: staggeringly adverb staggeringly effective … English dictionary