mind-boggling mind-boggling adj. intellectually or emotionally overwhelming; straining one's capacity to comprehend or cope; as, a mind-boggling display; a mind-boggling puzzle. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • mind-boggling — mind .boggling adj informal difficult to imagine and very big, strange, or complicated ▪ a problem of mind boggling complexity …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mind-boggling — mind bogglingly, adv. /muynd bog ling/, adj. Slang. 1. intellectually overwhelming: a mind boggling puzzle. 2. emotionally or psychologically overwhelming; mind blowing. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • mind-boggling — (adj.) 1964; see MIND (Cf. mind) (n.) + prp. of BOGGLE (Cf. boggle) …   Etymology dictionary

  • mind-boggling — mind bogg|ling [ maınd ,baglıŋ ] adjective INFORMAL very large, unusual, or complicated and not easy to imagine: athletes who earn a mind boggling amount of money …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mind-boggling — mind′ bog gling adj. cvb sts overwhelming; stunning: mind boggling prices[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • mind-boggling — ☆ mind boggling [mīnd′bäg΄liŋ ] adj. Slang 1. hard to comprehend; confusing 2. surprising, shocking, overwhelming, etc …   English World dictionary

  • mind-boggling — [adj] overwhelming amazing, astonishing, breathtaking, eye opening, mindblowing, spectacular, staggering, startling, stunning, stupendous, surprising, wonderful; concepts 547,572 …   New thesaurus

  • mind-boggling — ► ADJECTIVE informal ▪ overwhelming …   English terms dictionary

  • mind-boggling — adjective intellectually or emotionally overwhelming a mind boggling display a mind boggling puzzle • Similar to: ↑impressive * * * ˈmind boggling [mind boggling] adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • mind-boggling — also mind boggling ADJ GRADED If you say that something is mind boggling, you mean that it is so large, complicated, or extreme that it is very hard to imagine. [INFORMAL] The amount of paperwork involved is mind boggling. Syn: incredible …   English dictionary

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