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.
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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
Examples of stunning in a Sentence
What a stunning place to become French. Its better than a pokey town hall, you really feel privileged, and so its quite a clever strategy.
This is a challenging play time for adult-oriented films, the film is definitely a throwback to an old fashioned way of creating atmosphere and layering tension. It's visually stunning and genuinely creepy.
It’s really quite amazing when you think that freedom of the press, not only a cornerstone of the Constitution but very much something the United States defended over the years, is now itself under attack from the president himself, it’s a sort of stunning turnaround, ultimately the sequences are a dangerous one. You have incitement, fear, self-censorship, banning and then violence.
There was a temptation to fill it right to the edges, but when you enter the building, there will be an opening into a big space that will preserve the stunning sense of volume.
Those (initial) geysers saved seven mature pine trees from felling within one year of their installation, for the project team, it was highly stunning result and a strong reason to upscale the initiative.
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- ochromující, omračující, ohromující, nádherný, okouzlujícíCzech
- betörend, atemberaubend, betäubendGerman
- خیره کنندهPersian
- ihastuttava, tyrmäävä, upeaFinnish
- चौका देने वालाHindi
- splendida, splendido, stupenda, stupendoItalian
- 매우 훌륭한Korean
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