All Adjective Verb Noun
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  • I think I saw every man except one man who was staggering.
  • Because so little is known about them, further research into the field could lead to staggering results.
  • He can but struggle staggering along while work is given and his health and strength remain. Cited from Usury, by Calvin Elliott
  • The staggering allows more natural light to come in through windows on the side.
  • Then, staggering a little, with his hands to his face, he went out on the stage. Cited from The Black Cross, by Olive M. Briggs
  • Nothing had been heard outside, but the woman came out staggering, with her hand on the wall. Cited from Romance, by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • For a considerable time the whole party moved on without speaking, staggering as if in sleep. Cited from The Three Admirals, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The staggering decline has forced the educational system to close small schools of less than ten per school.
  • As their little remaining strength was leaving them, they would exhibit the fact by staggering. Cited from The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, by De Witt C. Peters
  • While the human and property losses were staggering, the cultural loss is still felt today.
  • She flung one down beside me just as I was staggering to my feet. Cited from Jacqueline of Golden River, by H. M. Egbert
  • The way that poor flat laid itself out of a sudden was fairly staggering. Cited from Children of the Tenements, by Jacob A. Riis
  • As he heard their voices, he came staggering up to the door, and tried to get in. Cited from The Child at Home, by John S.C. Abbott
  • One wild look the man cast from Smith to me, then went off, staggering, toward the farm. Cited from The Devil Doctor, by Sax Rohmer
  • Now these other deep tracks show a staggering foot. Cited from Boy Scouts in the Philippines, by G. Harvey Ralphson
  • All of them recoiled back into the boat, staggering down upon their seats. Cited from The Castaways, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • Meanwhile, the girl sees the staggering figure again and runs after it.
  • After a while they recovered their strength and, with staggering feet, made their way further inland. Cited from Under Drake's Flag, by G. A. Henty
  • He slung it over his shoulder and started toward them, staggering under its weight. Cited from The Skipper and the Skipped, by Holman Day
  • Again he appeared, this time weak and staggering, every trace of his white coat gone. Cited from Raftmates, by Kirk Munroe
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Root form of staggering is stagger for the verb.

Words starting with staggering

Meaning of staggering

  • verb Walk as if unable to control one's movements
    The drunken man staggered into the room
  • verb Walk with great difficulty
    He staggered along in the heavy snow
  • verb To arrange in a systematic order
    stagger the chairs in the lecture hall
  • verb Astound or overwhelm, as with shock
    She was staggered with bills after she tried to rebuild her house following the earthquake