Definition of mind-blowing in English:



  • 1Overwhelmingly impressive.

    ‘for a kid, Chicago was really mind-blowing’
    • ‘The maestro himself blows a mean horn with unbelievable energy and mind-blowing skill and has the kind of stage presence so-called pop idols cannot be taught.’
    • ‘It is described as a mind-blowing journey into spectacular, futuristic maze-like ‘worlds of wonder’.’
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    • ‘There was - is - no question: Peter Jackson has roared back into theatres with the mind-blowing Part Two of the greatest fantasy epic in movie history.’
    • ‘A work of cinema so visceral, so powerful, so incredibly mind-blowing must be seen to be believed.’
    • ‘And, then, before he knew it, another song had started up; the same voice, the same wonderful, mind-blowing music.’
    • ‘This record is impressive, but not mind-blowing.’
    • ‘‘We've had more corporate donations and it's just mind-blowing the support we've received,’ Emma continued.’
    • ‘You will be dazzled at the way multi-award winning Leen takes you through The King's life and songs, with mind-blowing music, stylish movements and seven costume changes.’
    • ‘They accuse The Matrix: Reloaded of, ‘technology that is mind-blowing but actually more interesting than the movie itself.’’
    • ‘This one is for those hungry for adventure and thirsty for thrills; those who are game for spine-chilling off-the-edge excitement and mind-blowing heights.’
    • ‘Although the album does not offer anything that is mind-blowing, it is a simple, easy listen and it should not be taken for more than just that.’
    • ‘For its mind-blowing battle scenes, utterly breathtaking cinematography, wonderful script and multi-faceted narrative, it could be watched on its own merit.’
    • ‘The mind-blowing idea is that we've been shortchanging the universe, giving it hardly the credit it deserves for being a lot more than meets the eye and that there are many more dimensions than three.’
    • ‘So much to take in: the detail of the battle scenes is fantastic, the production design is mind-blowing and the pace of the action awesome.’
    • ‘As time goes on, I have less and less to say about this mind-blowing work of staggering genius, because as time goes on, I love it more and more.’
    • ‘The cornerstone of the most popular dishes are Scottish standards such as haggis, salmon, venison and a mind-blowing choice of fish, dressed with horseradish mash, and lime and avocado mousse.’
    • ‘It's just awe-inspiring, heart-exploding, mind-blowing.’
    • ‘The statue is fabulous and mind-blowing and absolutely the sort of work we should be supporting.’
    • ‘About once every decade, an animated-film director manages to create a work that finds the perfect blend of innovative, mind-blowing visuals and emotive, engaging content.’
    magnificent, wonderful, marvellous, spectacular, remarkable, phenomenal, prodigious, miraculous, sublime
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    1. 1.1 (of a drug) inducing hallucinations.
      • ‘This teaching has warped more minds than any mind blowing drug has ever done.’
      • ‘The 1960s was the decade of mind-blowing drug experimentation.’
      disturbing, shocking, distressing, disquieting, upsetting, damaging, scarring, injurious, harmful, hurtful, painful, agonizing, awful, chilling, alarming, devastating, harrowing, excruciating, horrifying, terrifying
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