Synonyms for stunning

Grammar : Adj
Spell : stuhn-ing
Phonetic Transcription : ˈstʌn ɪŋ

Top 10 synonyms for stunning Other synonyms for the word stunning

Définition of stunning

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.
  • adj beautiful, marvelous
Example sentences :
  • In the hour of triumph the government was doomed to receive a stunning blow.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • She and I have picked out a stunning design for the wedding dress.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • There is no stunning confutation of his nonsense before men and angels.
  • Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • He made the statement as if he expected it to come as a stunning surprise.
  • Extract from : « The Portygee » by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • The stunning sense of deep affliction is a mercy from on high.
  • Extract from : « Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume I (of II) » by Charles James Lever
  • The reply was a brief and stunning one—he had been dismissed the service.
  • Extract from : « Maurice Tiernay Soldier of Fortune » by Charles James Lever
  • The blows of the sea seemed to traverse it in an unringing, stunning shock, from side to side.
  • Extract from : « Typhoon » by Joseph Conrad
  • In the threats that were materializing with stunning swiftness.
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science, October, 1930 » by Various
  • The stunning disaster that had overtaken him monopolized his thoughts.
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930 » by Various
  • Shorten the skirt and it will make a stunning French doll costume.
  • Extract from : « Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore » by Pauline Lester

Antonyms for stunning

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