Definition of Stunned

1. Adjective. Filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock. "Stunned scientists found not one but at least three viruses"

Exact synonyms: Amazed, Astonied, Astonished, Astounded
Similar to: Surprised



2. Adjective. Knocked unconscious by a heavy blow.
Exact synonyms: Kayoed, Knocked Out, Ko'd, Out
Similar to: Unconscious

3. Adjective. In a state of mental numbness especially as resulting from shock. "Was stupid from fatigue"
Exact synonyms: Dazed, Stupefied, Stupid
Similar to: Confused

Definition of Stunned

1. Adjective. Unable to act or respond; dazed; shocked. ¹

2. Verb. (past of stun) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stunned

1. stun [v] - See also: stun

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stunned

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stunned (current term)
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Literary usage of Stunned

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert: Embracing Romances, Travels by Gustave Flaubert, Ferdinand Brunetière (1904)
"They sat down on a bench; and they remained for some minutes with their eyes closed, so much stunned that they had not the energy to say a word. ..."

2. The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States by Horace Greeley (1866)
"Major Tremaine, who bore this message, found the General stunned and senseless. A cannon-ball had just now struck a pillar of the Chan- ..."

3. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini, John Addington Symonds (1889)
"There was a stone in it with several sharp angles, one of which striking him, he fell stunned like a dead man ; whereupon all the bystanders, ..."

4. English Literature: An Illustrated Record by Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse (1905)
"Encas past : Thence bursting glorious, all at once let down, stunned with his giddy larum half the town. Intrepid then, o'er seas and lands he flew : Europe ..."

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