Definitions for stunningˈstʌn ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

stun•ningˈstʌn ɪŋ(adj.)

  1. of striking beauty or excellence.

Origin of stunning:

1660–70

stun′ning•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. arresting, sensational, stunning(adj)

    commanding attention

    "an arresting drawing of people turning into animals"; "a sensational concert--one never to be forgotten"; "a stunning performance"

  2. stunning(adj)

    causing great astonishment and consternation

    "the strike came as a stunning protest against management"; "a stunning defeat"

  3. stunning(adj)

    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"

  4. stunning(adj)

    strikingly beautiful or attractive

    "quite stunning with large dark eyes and a beautiful high-bosomed figure"; "stunning photographs of Canada's wilderness areas"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. stunning(adjective)ˈstʌn ɪŋ

    extremely beautiful

    a stunning man

  2. stunningˈstʌn ɪŋ

    shocking or impressive

    a stunning failure

Wiktionary

  1. stunning(Adjective)

    Having an effect that stuns.

    The stunning jolt from the taser gun made the criminal stop fleeing.

  2. stunning(Adjective)

    Exceptionally beautiful or attractive.

    That woman is stunning!

  3. stunning(Adjective)

    Amazing.

    The film was stunning.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stunning

    of Stun

  2. Stunning(adj)

    overpowering consciousness; overpowering the senses; especially, overpowering the sense of hearing; confounding with noise

  3. Stunning(adj)

    striking or overpowering with astonishment, especially on account of excellence; as, stunning poetry

Freebase

  1. Stunning

    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

  1. stunning

    Mind-bogglingly stupid. Usually used in sarcasm. “You want to code what in Ada? That's a ... stunning idea!”


Translations for stunning

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

stunning(adjective)

marvellous

a stunning dress.

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