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 stunningOrigin :
- 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
- 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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