What does stunning mean?

Definitions for stunning
ˈstʌn ɪŋstun·ning

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word stunning.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. arresting, sensational, stunningadjective

    commanding attention

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

  2. stunningadjective

    causing great astonishment and consternation

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

  3. stunningadjective

    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. stunningadjective

    strikingly beautiful or attractive

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

Wiktionary

  1. stunningadjective

    Having an effect that stuns.

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

  2. stunningadjective

    Exceptionally beautiful or attractive.

    That woman is stunning!

  3. stunningadjective

    Amazing.

    The film was stunning.

Wikipedia

  1. Stunning

    Stunning is the process of rendering animals immobile or unconscious, with or without killing the animal, when or immediately prior to slaughtering them for food.

ChatGPT

  1. stunning

    Stunning refers to something remarkably beautiful, attractive, or impressive, that catches attention or leaves a strong impact due to its brilliance, excellence or beauty. It can also refer to causing a feeling of shock or surprise, typically due to unexpectedness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stunning

    of Stun

  2. Stunningadjective

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

  3. Stunningadjective

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

Wikidata

  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!”

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stunning in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stunning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of stunning in a Sentence

  1. Prince Charles:

    Kristen can be many things, and she can be very mysterious and very fragile an ultimately very strong as well, which is what we need, the combination of those elements made me think of her. The way she responded to the script and how she is approaching the character, it's very beautiful to see. I think she's going to do something stunning and intriguing at the same time. She is this force of nature.

  2. Jeremy Hunt:

    We will stand by that agreement and we expect China to do the same, the fundamental freedoms of Hong Kong are what have made it such a stunning success since 1997 and indeed before 1997 - anything that contradicted the letter or spirit of the basic law that preserves them should not happen.

  3. Harley Rotbart:

    It is stunning how many times kids touch their faces and then touch other kids, this is a very touchy-feely demographic, and that's how we share germs. ... And the little ones don't have the same exposure to germs that we do, so until their immune systems get built up, they get sick.

  4. Son Gavin:

    To me, that was kind of like his third time dying because he passed when he started to get the dementia, when we found out about the ALS and it was even more rapid and degenerative and we knew eventually Son Gavin heart or lungs would go, it was like Son Gavin died again, because now the clock was ticking. Then when Son Gavin eventually passed, it was stunning.

  5. Jennifer Aniston:

    She was critical, she was very critical of me. Because she was a model, she was gorgeous, stunning. I wasn’t. I never was. I honestly still don’t think of myself in that sort of light, which is fine.

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