it boggles the mind

it boggles the mind

The current situation, or the thing just discussed, is difficult or impossible to comprehend, often because it is considered ridiculous or stupid. How is it possible that he got lost on his way home yet again? It boggles the mind.
See also: boggle, mind
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It boggles the mind to try to conceive the scenarios that three more years of this administration's accelerating corruption of its karma may hold in store.
So many untrue things have been written about me that it boggles the mind,'' she said.
It boggles the mind; it boggles the mind,'' Goodwin said from his bench at Newhall Municipal Court.
it boggles the mind that this building could have sustained so many events,'' Soto said.