What does stunning mean?

Definitions for stunning
ˈstʌn ɪŋstun·ning

Here are all the possible meanings 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.

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

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!”

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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. Ted Zukowski:

    This is a great day for Grand Canyon National Park, and those who love its stunning vistas, abundant wildlife and rich cultural heritage.

  2. Paul Rieckhoff:

    We now face the prospect of a stunning eighth nominee for Veterans Affairs since 9/11, it's been an unprecedented time of chaos, political agendas and uncertainty. And millions of veterans and Veterans Affairs families have paid the price.

  3. The Republican attorney general:

    Yet this same administration has been nothing short of laissez-faire in dealing with tens of thousands of migrants that are pouring across our open border and being ferried across our nation during the same world-wide pandemic, this hypocrisy is stunning and fundamentally unfair to American citizens.

  4. John Bingham:

    The scenery is stunning and the small town friendliness makes this a very special race, sitting around small fires in the desert with groups of runners waiting for the sun to come up and the race to begin is quite an experience too.

  5. Tommy Williamson:

    That's pretty stunning, actually. I'm glad they shut that chapter down.

Images & Illustrations of stunning

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