Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: staggering
IPA transcription: [st'æɡɚ,ɪŋ]
Pronunciations of staggering
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: astonishing, astounding, staggering, stupefying
    Meaning: so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm; "such an enormous response was astonishing"; "an astounding achievement"; "the amount of money required was staggering"; "suffered a staggering defeat"; "the figure inside the boucle dress was stupefying"
Usage examples
  • They were limping and staggering.
  • She got up from her chair, staggering.
  • He groaned from his heart and went staggering off.
  • By the light of the sparks David saw the Phoenix staggering to its feet.
  • "Eighty-two!" I ejaculated, staggering to the wall--"eighty-two hundred thousand baboons!
  • But Jimmy was running swiftly across the field toward an old blind cat that was staggering in his direction.
  • Turning his head swiftly, the youth saw his friend running in a staggering and stumbling way toward a little clump of bushes.
  • Danglars took advantage of Caderousse's temper at the moment, to take him off towards Marseilles by the Porte Saint-Victor, staggering as he went.
  • These severe requirements were staggering, but Mr. Edison's courage did not falter. Although it seemed a well-nigh hopeless task, he entered upon the investigation with his usual optimism and vim.
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