Definitions for concussionkənˈkʌʃ ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•cus•sionkənˈkʌʃ ən(n.)

  1. injury to the brain or spinal cord due to jarring from a blow, fall, or the like.

    Category: Pathology

  2. shock caused by the impact of a collision, blow, etc.

  3. the act or action of violently shaking or jarring.

Origin of concussion:

1350–1400; ME < L


Princeton's WordNet

  1. concussion(noun)

    injury to the brain caused by a blow; usually resulting in loss of consciousness

  2. concussion(noun)

    any violent blow

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. concussion(noun)ənˈkʌʃ ən

    a brain injury


  1. concussion(Noun)

    a violent collision or shock

  2. concussion(Noun)

    an injury to part of the body, most especially the brain, caused by a violent blow, followed by loss of function

Webster Dictionary

  1. Concussion(noun)

    a shaking or agitation; a shock; caused by the collision of two bodies

  2. Concussion(noun)

    a condition of lowered functional activity, without visible structural change, produced in an organ by a shock, as by fall or blow; as, a concussion of the brain

  3. Concussion(noun)

    the unlawful forcing of another by threats of violence to yield up something of value

Translations for concussion

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


temporary harm to the brain caused by a heavy blow on the head

suffering from concussion.

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