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stun

 
 
pronunciation:
stuhn
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: stuns, stunning, stunned
definition 1: to daze or render unconscious, as by a blow, fall, or electric shock.
The hard blow to the woman's head stunned her.
synonyms:
daze
similar words:
jolt, shock
definition 2: to stupefy or astonish, as by an emotional shock or a thrilling spectacle.
The news of the car crash stunned us all.The magician stunned the audience with his marvelous tricks.It stunned me that he could shamelessly ask this enormous favor of me.It stunned her when she actually realized she'd won the lottery.
 
synonyms:
dumbfound, rock, stagger, stupefy
similar words:
amaze, astonish, astound, bowl over, flabbergast, overwhelm, shock
definition 3: to overcome or bewilder, as by excessive noise, light, or the like.
The intense boom of thunder stunned us for a moment.
synonyms:
daze, overcome, overpower, overwhelm
similar words:
bedazzle, befuddle, dazzle, discombobulate, paralyze, rock, stupefy
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