mind-boggling mind-boggling

Definition(s):

  • (adj) intellectually or emotionally overwhelming

Usage(s):

  1. The must-see list for the one-day visitor to New York especially the first-timer is mind-boggling.
  2. What is truly mind-boggling about Wilson's extraordinary saga is that not one word of it leaked to the press.
  3. It's a mind-boggling journey, although he shows no signs of being boggled unless you count the increasingly prevalent salt in his salt-and-pepper hair.

News

  1. Artistry: Miniaturist Extraordinaire Recreates Famous Artists' Studios

    Photo via Co.Design Since 2000, New York-based painter and sculptor Joe Fig has recreated with mind-boggling detail the spaces where artists—including names as big as Jackson Pollock and Barnett Newman—create their masterpieces. He does it all as startlingly life-like miniatures,...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Curbed

  2. Nicaragua canal project is approved despite few details

    Critics accuse President Daniel Ortega of pushing through the sea-to-sea Nicaragua canal project to benefit his family and inner circle. MEXICO CITY — The project is of mind-boggling proportions: It would cost $40 billion, take a decade to complete and be more than twice the length of the mighty Panama Canal.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. Girl Scout from Lafitte sells 1,500 boxes of cookies

    Girl Scout Jesse Matherne sold a mind-boggling 1,500 boxes of Girl Scout cookies this spring, earning herself a place in the Cookie Hall of Fame as sixth-highest selling Girl Scout in the state. Matherne said her parents were a big...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Quotes

  1. "It's so overwhelming," Leben said. "I laid in bed last night and cried because I want to win so bad. My coaches and trainers put so much into it. The emotion afterward is mind-boggling."
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Chris Leben Source: Toronto Star

  2. "I never really had a phone call like that before. It's kind of mind-boggling. Just a few days ago I had talked to him on the phone, touching base again because we were pretty good friends at the time," Weaver said. "It was just hard to...
    on Apr 29, 2007 By: Jeff Weaver Source: SI.com

  3. "It's almost like walking past the Christmas tree four days before Christmas with all the presents there, but you can't unwrap them," Tigers manager Jim Leyland said. "It's been mind-boggling."
    on Dec 5, 2007 By: Jim Leyland Source: International Herald Tribune

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