Definition of stun in English:


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Pronunciation: /stʌn

verb (stuns, stunning, stunned)

[with object]
  • 1Knock unconscious or into a semi-conscious state: the man was stunned by a blow to the head
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    • The force of the blow left her momentarily stunned and knocked the air out of her.
    • I'll settle for a sand-filled sock and merely stun them senseless if they should as much as look at me askance on this day.
    • Levi was stunned by the blow and reached up to rub his face, red from Wade's blow.
    daze, stupefy, knock senseless, knock unconscious, knock out, lay out
    informal knock for six


Middle English: shortening of Old French estoner 'astonish'.

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