What does concussion mean?

Definitions for concussionkənˈkʌʃ ən

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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

Wiktionary

  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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of concussion in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of concussion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jamshid Ghajar:

    We don’t know what a ‘concussion’ is; there is no accepted diagnosis.

  2. Barry Jordan:

    [In the case of a] mild brain injury, such as a concussion, most can recover fully.

  3. Art Caplan:

    I think the science on concussion is nonexistent. I hear it said. I think it's just talk.

  4. Robert Goggin:

    I believe as a result of the concussion, he has absolutely no recollection whatsoever of the events.

  5. Leonard Marshall:

    It means a lot to me to see the word get out and the science be exposed behind Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, concussion.

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