blow (one's) mind

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blow (one's) mind

To extremely impress, overwhelm, or excite one. The show of support from everyone just blew my mind. I had really low expectations for that movie, but it totally blew my mind.
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blow someone's mind

 
1. Sl. to disturb or distract; to destroy the function of one's brain. It was a terrible experience. It nearly blew my mind. She blew her mind on drugs.
2. Sl. to overwhelm someone; to excite someone. It was so beautiful, it nearly blew my mind. The loud guitar music was so wild. It blew my mind.
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blow one's mind

1. Surprise, shock, or amaze one, as in This jazz group blows my mind, or Joe served a jail sentence? That blows my mind. This term is used rather loosely, as seen in the examples; the first signifies amazement and pleasure, the second shock and dismay. [Slang; 1960s]
2. Alter one's perceptions, especially through drug use, as in Taking LSD really blows one's mind. [Slang; 1960s]
3. Make insane, drive crazy, as in Was it his wife's death that blew his mind? or Losing her savings blew her mind. [1960s]
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blow your mind

INFORMAL
COMMON If something blows your mind, you find it extremely exciting and impressive. I saw her show in Manchester and it just blew my mind. Oxford really blew his mind. He loved the feeling of the place, he loved the people. Note: You can also say that something is mind-blowing. Falling in love like that is a mind-blowing experience. There are over a thousand paintings, sculptures and other works from the period and it all adds up to a mind-blowing visual experience. Note: This expression originated in the 1960s and was originally used to refer to the experience of taking drugs such as LSD.
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blow (one's) mind

Slang
To affect with intense emotion, such as amazement, excitement, or shock.
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