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stun

 (stŭn)
tr.v. stunned, stun·ning, stuns
1. To daze or render senseless, as by a blow or loud noise.
2. To stupefy, as with the emotional impact of an experience; astound.
n.
A blow or shock that stupefies.

[Middle English stonen, Old French estoner, from Vulgar Latin *extonāre : Latin ex-, ex- + Latin tonāre, to thunder; see (s)tenə- in Indo-European roots.]

stun

(stʌn)
vb (tr) , stuns, stunning or stunned
1. to render unconscious, as by a heavy blow or fall
2. to shock or overwhelm
3. to surprise or astound
n
the state or effect of being stunned
[C13 stunen, from Old French estoner to daze, stupefy, from Vulgar Latin extonāre (unattested), from Latin ex-1 + tonāre to thunder]

stun

(stʌn)

v. stunned, stun•ning,
n. v.t.
1. to deprive of consciousness, feeling, or strength by or as if by a blow, fall, etc.
2. to astonish; astound; amaze.
3. to shock; overwhelm.
4. to daze or bewilder by noise.
n.
5. the act of stunning.
6. the condition of being stunned.
[1250–1300; Middle English stonen, stunen (v.) < Old French estoner to shake, make resound; see astonish]

stun


Past participle: stunned
Gerund: stunning

Imperative
stun
stun
Present
I stun
you stun
he/she/it stuns
we stun
you stun
they stun
Preterite
I stunned
you stunned
he/she/it stunned
we stunned
you stunned
they stunned
Present Continuous
I am stunning
you are stunning
he/she/it is stunning
we are stunning
you are stunning
they are stunning
Present Perfect
I have stunned
you have stunned
he/she/it has stunned
we have stunned
you have stunned
they have stunned
Past Continuous
I was stunning
you were stunning
he/she/it was stunning
we were stunning
you were stunning
they were stunning
Past Perfect
I had stunned
you had stunned
he/she/it had stunned
we had stunned
you had stunned
they had stunned
Future
I will stun
you will stun
he/she/it will stun
we will stun
you will stun
they will stun
Future Perfect
I will have stunned
you will have stunned
he/she/it will have stunned
we will have stunned
you will have stunned
they will have stunned
Future Continuous
I will be stunning
you will be stunning
he/she/it will be stunning
we will be stunning
you will be stunning
they will be stunning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stunning
you have been stunning
he/she/it has been stunning
we have been stunning
you have been stunning
they have been stunning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stunning
you will have been stunning
he/she/it will have been stunning
we will have been stunning
you will have been stunning
they will have been stunning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stunning
you had been stunning
he/she/it had been stunning
we had been stunning
you had been stunning
they had been stunning
Conditional
I would stun
you would stun
he/she/it would stun
we would stun
you would stun
they would stun
Past Conditional
I would have stunned
you would have stunned
he/she/it would have stunned
we would have stunned
you would have stunned
they would have stunned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.stun - make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow; "stun fish"
immobilise, immobilize - cause to be unable to move; "The sudden storm immobilized the traffic"
2.stun - hit something or somebody as if with a sandbag
hit - deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face"
3.stun - overcome as with astonishment or disbeliefstun - overcome as with astonishment or disbelief; "The news stunned her"
desensitise, desensitize - cause not to be sensitive; "The war desensitized many soldiers"; "The photographic plate was desensitized"

stun

verb
1. overcome, shock, amaze, confuse, astonish, stagger, bewilder, astound, overpower, confound, stupefy, strike (someone) dumb, knock (someone) for six (informal), dumbfound, flabbergast (informal), hit (someone) like a ton of bricks (informal), take (someone's) breath away Many cinema-goers were stunned by the film's violent and tragic end.
2. daze, knock out, stupefy, numb, knock unconscious, benumb He stood his ground and took a heavy blow that stunned him.

stun

verb
1. To dull the senses, as with a heavy blow, a shock, or fatigue:
Chiefly Regional: maze.
2. To render helpless, as by emotion:
Translations
يَصْرَع، يُدَوِّخيَصْعَق، يُذْهِل
ohromitomráčit
chokere
ällistyttää
gera agndofarota; gera vankaîan
apdullinātapstulbinātšokēt
omamitiosupiti
afallatmakbayıltmakşaşırtmaksersemletmek

stun

[stʌn]
A. VT
1. (= render unconscious) → dejar sin sentido
2. (= daze) → aturdir, atontar
he was stunned by the blowel golpe lo aturdió or atontóel golpe lo dejó aturdido or atontado
3. (= amaze) → dejar pasmado
4. (= shock) → dejar anonadado
the news stunned everybodyla noticia dejó anonadados a todos
the family were stunned by his deathla familia quedó anonadada a raíz de su muerte
B. CPD stun grenade Ngranada f detonadora, granada f de estampida
stun gun N arma para inmovilizar a animales o a personas temporalmente

stun

[ˈstʌn] vt
[news] → abasourdir, stupéfier
[blow] → étourdir

stun

vt (= make unconscious)betäuben; (noise also: = daze) → benommen machen; (fig: = shock) → fassungslos machen; (= amaze)erstaunen, verblüffen; he was stunned by the news (bad news) → er war über die Nachricht fassungslos or wie gelähmt; (good news) → die Nachricht hat ihn überwältigt; he was stunned by his good fortuneer war sprachlos über sein Glück

stun

[stʌn] vt (subj, blow) → stordire, tramortire (fig) (amaze) → sbalordire, stupefare
the news stunned everybody → la notizia sbalordì tutti

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.

stun

vt. aturdir, pasmar.

stun

vt (pret & pp stunned; ger stunning) aturdir, dejar brevemente incapacitado; to become stunned aturdirse, quedar brevemente incapacitado
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