Definition of Concuss

1. Verb. Shake violently.

Generic synonyms: Agitate, Shake
Derivative terms: Concussion, Concussion



2. Verb. Injure the brain; sustain a concussion.
Generic synonyms: Injure, Wound

Definition of Concuss

1. v. t. To shake or agitate.

Definition of Concuss

1. Verb. (transitive) To injure the brain of, usually temporarily, by violent impact. ¹

2. Verb. (legal) To force to do something, or give up something, by intimidation; to coerce. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Concuss

1. to injure the brain by a violent blow [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Concuss

concurrent estate
concurrent estates
concurrent execution
concurrent negligence
concurrent operation
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concuss (current term)
concussation
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Literary usage of Concuss

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1. American Medicine (1921)
"I use the word concuss in preference to percuss, because when I am delineating organs ... If you then concuss the seventh cervical vertebra according to the ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1860)
"Mr.Cuningham is very fond of a curious word, ‘concuss. ... After all, it was better that the many should concuss the one, than that the one should concuss ..."

3. Spondylotherapy: Physio and Pharmaco-therapy and Diagnostic Methods Based on by Albert Abrams (1918)
"For a weak heart, concuss the nerve at its exit from the third dorsal; to affect the muscles above the knee, and calf of legs, concuss the nerves at their ..."

4. The Prophylactic power of copper in epidemic cholera by Arthur De Noé Walker (1883)
"... to which add 10 grains of your 3 Trituration of Copper ; cork with a new cork, and shake and concuss the contents not less than 100 times. ..."

5. The Church History of Scotland: From the Commencement of the Christian Era by John Cunningham (1882)
"After all, it was better that the many should concuss the one, than that the one should concuss the many. On Tuesday his Majesty proceeded to the parliament ..."

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