Synonyms for stun


Grammar : Verb
Spell : stuhn
Phonetic Transcription : stʌn

Top 10 synonyms for stun Other synonyms for the word stun

Définition of stun

Origin :
  • c.1300, "to daze or render unconscious" (from a blow, powerful emotion, etc.), probably a shortening of Old French estoner "to stun" (see astonish). Stunning popularized for "splendid, excellent" c.1849.
  • verb shock
Example sentences :
  • Sir, it will stun you; and you should have nothing to disturb you in the state of health you are in.
  • Extract from : « The Imaginary Invalid » by Molire
  • Their intention was to stun her only and then make off with her little bag.
  • Extract from : « Fruitfulness » by Emile Zola
  • My young mis', she had a ring on her finger wid a stun in it like a star.
  • Extract from : « Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, September, 1878 » by Various
  • But I'll be durned if I ever seen a stun fired as neat as that!
  • Extract from : « Peak and Prairie » by Anna Fuller
  • As in the morning, so again now the sound seemed to stun the vigorous man.
  • Extract from : « A Ghetto Violet » by Leopold Kompert
  • "If ye hadn't gi'n me warnin', Liz, that there stun'd about fixed me," he remarked.
  • Extract from : « Earth's Enigmas » by Charles G. D. Roberts
  • I had not gone far when a "crump" struck so close as to stun and partly bury me.
  • Extract from : « The Emma Gees » by Herbert Wes McBride
  • And had he begun to build his castles to stun and overawe the rabbles that pass his door?
  • Extract from : « The Root of Evil » by Thomas Dixon
  • He rapped sharply on the door with the butt of his stun gun.
  • Extract from : « A Spaceship Named McGuire » by Gordon Randall Garrett
  • One blow is usually enough to stun the prey and knock it down.
  • Extract from : « The Wonders of the Jungle, Book Two » by Prince Sarath Ghosh

Antonyms for stun

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