the mind boggles

the mind boggles

it is very difficult to understand or imagine The mind boggles at the thought of what you could do with all that money.
See also: boggle, mind

The mind boggles.

something that you say which means that a situation or subject is very difficult to understand or imagine A cloned sheep? The mind boggles. (often + at ) The mind boggles at the thought of what you could do with all that money.
See also: boggle, mind
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The mind boggles at any woman being compelled to say such a thing to her child.