arresting, sensational, stunning(adj)
"an arresting drawing of people turning into animals"; "a sensational concert--one never to be forgotten"; "a stunning performance"
causing great astonishment and consternation
"the strike came as a stunning protest against management"; "a stunning defeat"
causing or capable of causing bewilderment or shock or insensibility
"laid the poor fellow senseless with one stunning blow"; "a stunning detonation with volumes of black smoke"
strikingly beautiful or attractive
"quite stunning with large dark eyes and a beautiful high-bosomed figure"; "stunning photographs of Canada's wilderness areas"
Having an effect that stuns.
The stunning jolt from the taser gun made the criminal stop fleeing.
Exceptionally beautiful or attractive.
That woman is stunning!
The film was stunning.
overpowering consciousness; overpowering the senses; especially, overpowering the sense of hearing; confounding with noise
striking or overpowering with astonishment, especially on account of excellence; as, stunning poetry
Stunning is the process of rendering animals immobile or unconscious, without killing the animal, prior to their being slaughtered for food.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
Mind-bogglingly stupid. Usually used in sarcasm. “You want to code what in Ada? That's a ... stunning idea!”
The numerical value of stunning in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of stunning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
That was a stunning thing to hear, that was never even said out loud before.
We wait until the Gulf waters are warm enough to prevent a repeat cold-stunning event for these individuals.
How does the poet transform his banal thoughts (are not most thoughts banal?) into such stunning forms, into beauty?
The lightning flashes through my skull; mine eyeballs ache and ache; my whole beaten brain seems as beheaded, and rolling on some stunning ground.
Farrah was one of the iconic beauties of our time. Her girl-next-door charm combined with stunning looks made her a star on film, TV and the printed page.
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