Definition of stun in English:


Pronunciation /stən/

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transitive verbstuns, stunning, stunned

[with object]
  • 1Knock unconscious or into a dazed or semiconscious state.

    • ‘the man was stunned by a blow to the head’
    daze, stupefy, knock senseless, knock unconscious, knock out, lay out
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  • 2Astonish or shock (someone) so that they are temporarily unable to react.

    • ‘the community was stunned by the tragedy’
    astound, amaze, astonish, startle, take someone's breath away, dumbfound, stupefy, overwhelm, stagger, shock, confound, take aback, shake up
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Middle English shortening of Old French estoner ‘astonish’.