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stun·ning

 (stŭn′ĭng)
adj.
1. Causing or capable of causing emotional shock or loss of consciousness.
2. Of a strikingly attractive appearance.
3.
a. Impressive: gave a stunning performance.
b. Surprising: The President's final decision came with stunning suddenness.

stun′ning·ly adv.

stunning

(ˈstʌnɪŋ)
adj
informal very attractive, impressive, astonishing, etc
ˈstunningly adv

stun•ning

(ˈstʌn ɪŋ)

adj.
of striking beauty or excellence.
[1660–70]
stun′ning•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stunning - commanding attentionstunning - commanding attention; "an arresting drawing of people turning into animals"; "a sensational concert--one never to be forgotten"; "a stunning performance"
impressive - making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony"
2.stunning - causing great astonishment and consternation; "the strike came as a stunning protest against management"; "a stunning defeat"
surprising - causing surprise or wonder or amazement; "the report shows a surprising lack of hard factual data"; "leaped up with surprising agility"; "she earned a surprising amount of money"
3.stunning - 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"
disorienting - causing loss of physical or intellectual bearings; "making so many turns to the right and then the left was completely disorienting"; "a sharp blow to the head can be disorienting"
4.stunning - strikingly beautiful or attractive; "quite stunning with large dark eyes and a beautiful high-bosomed figure"; "stunning photographs of Canada's wilderness areas"
beautiful - delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration; "a beautiful child"; "beautiful country"; "a beautiful painting"; "a beautiful theory"; "a beautiful party"

stunning

adjective
1. (Informal) wonderful, beautiful, impressive, great (informal), striking, brilliant, dramatic, lovely, remarkable, smashing (informal), heavenly, devastating (informal), spectacular, marvellous, splendid, gorgeous, dazzling, sensational (informal), drop-dead (slang), ravishing, out of this world (informal), jaw-dropping, gee-whizz (slang) A stunning display of fireworks lit up the sky.
wonderful average, ordinary, unimpressive, poor, plain, ugly, horrible, dreadful, rotten, mediocre, unattractive, unremarkable, run-of-the-mill, uninspiring, no great shakes (informal)

stunning

adjective
Translations
مُذْهِلمُذْهِل، رائِع
ohromujícísenzační
pragtfuld
tyrmäävä
divan
töfrandi
すばらしい
놀랄 만큼 아름다운
izjemenpresenetljivsijajen
jättesnygg
น่าทึ่ง
tuyệt vời

stunning

[ˈstʌnɪŋ] ADJ
1. (= fabulous) [dress, girl] → imponente, deslumbrante, despampanante; [film, performance] → impresionante, sensacional
a stunning blondeuna rubia imponente, una rubia despampanante
you look absolutely stunningestás deslumbrante
the effect is stunningel efecto es impresionante
2. (= startling) [news] → asombroso; [success] → increíble; [defeat] → aplastante
his death came as a stunning blowsu muerte fue un golpe tremendo
3. (= violent) he dealt me a stunning blow on the jawme dio un golpe en la mandíbula que me dejó aturdido or atontado

stunning

[ˈstʌnɪŋ] adj
(= magnificent) [woman, good looks, dress, display, performance, view] → éblouissant(e)
You look stunning! → Tu es éblouissante!
(= staggering) [victory, defeat, news] → stupéfiant(e)

stunning

adj (lit) blowwuchtig, betäubend; (fig) news, victoryfantastisch, phantastisch, toll (inf); dress, girl, effect, view, display, looksatemberaubend; defeat, shocküberwältigend

stunning

[ˈstʌnɪŋ] adj (news) → sbalorditivo/a, stupefacente; (dress, girl) → fantastico/a, splendido/a

stun

(stan) past tense, past participle stunned verb
1. to make unconscious or knock senseless eg by a blow on the head. The blow stunned him.
2. to shock or astonish. He was stunned by the news of her death.
ˈstunning adjective
marvellous. a stunning dress.

stunning

مُذْهِل ohromující pragtfuld atemberaubend εκπληκτικός clamoroso tyrmäävä éblouissant divan sensazionale すばらしい 놀랄 만큼 아름다운 ongelofelijk rystende olśniewający impressionante великолепный jättesnygg น่าทึ่ง göz kamaştırıcı tuyệt vời 极好的
References in classic literature ?
This flight and pursuit, this cruel burning and destroying, these dreadful cries and stunning noises, were THEY the good lord's noble cause!
At such times clubs would be used, often with the effect of killing or stunning the flying pests.
At the same moment, another pirate grasped Hunter's musket by the muzzle, wrenched it from his hands, plucked it through the loophole, and with one stunning blow, laid the poor fellow senseless on the floor.
Something struck me on the back of the head, partially stunning me and knocking me to the deck.
What of my impetus and the stunning surprise, I clattered three or four steps along the deck before I could stop myself.
But you get my idea; you see what a stunning dramatic surprise I would wind up with at the palace.
So I can only wonder why Reed's concern appears to be limited to the minority of animals labelled "halal" which have been slaughtered without stunning, rather than all "kosher" animals killed that way.
Homegrown fashion designers create stunning Filipiniana ternos for the iconic Barbie doll which are on display for the Barbie in the East Exhibit at the SM City Taytay in Rizal Province on June 11, 2019.
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"If slaughter without stunning continues to be permitted in Wales, then meat and fish must be clearly labelled, to help customers make informed choices," said BVA president Simon Doherty.
"While anyone who uses this issue to stir up anti-Muslim prejudice should be condemned, the scientific consensus is clear that stunning animals before they are slaughtered is more humane than not doing so," said its chief executive Stephen Evans.