What does stunning mean?

Definitions for stunning
ˈstʌn ɪŋstun·ning

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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"

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!”

How to pronounce stunning?

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How to say stunning in sign language?

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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. Felicity Wishart:

    It's one of the most stunning islands in the reef system. It's also in the outer reef ... So it's about as far east of the coastline that you can get, we have to look at the overall health of the reef, not just an individual spot.

  2. Richard Lazarus:

    It's a stunning decision by the The EPA, but one can't say that it's unexpected, only because this administration has made several of these.

  3. Nick Carpou:

    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.

  4. Al Hussein:

    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.

  5. Pablo Larrain:

    She can be very mysterious and very fragile and ultimately very strong as well, which is what we need, i think she's going to do something stunning and intriguing at the same time.

Images & Illustrations of stunning

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