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tr.v. con·cussed, con·cuss·ing, con·cuss·es
To injure by concussion: "a middle-aged woman concussed by a blow on the head" (Manchester Guardian Weekly).
[Latin concutere, concuss-, to strike together : com-, com- + quatere, to strike; see kwēt- in Indo-European roots.]
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1. (Pathology) to injure (the brain) by a violent blow, fall, etc
2. to shake violently; agitate; disturb
[C16: from Latin concussus violently shaken, from concutere to disturb greatly, from quatere to shake]
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to injure or affect by concussion.
[1590–1600; < Latin concussus, past participle of concutere=con- con- + -cutere, comb. form of quatere to shake]
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Past participle: concussed
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|Verb||1.||concuss - shake violently|
|2.||concuss - injure the brain; sustain a concussion|
injure - cause injuries or bodily harm to
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vt (usu pass) to be concussed → eine Gehirnerschütterung haben
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