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Adjective: stunned  stúnd
  1. Filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock
    "stood in stunned silence"; "stunned scientists found not one but at least three viruses";
    - amazed, astonied [archaic], astonished, astounded
     
  2. Knocked unconscious by a heavy blow
    - knocked out, kayoed, KO'd, out
     
  3. In a state of mental numbness especially as resulting from shock
    "lay semiconscious, stunned by the blow";
    - dazed, stupefied, stupid
Verb: stun (stunned,stunning)  stún
  1. Make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow
    "stun fish";
    - stupefy
     
  2. Hit something or somebody as if with a sandbag
    - sandbag
     
  3. Overcome as with astonishment or disbelief
    "The news stunned her";
    - bedaze, daze

See also: confused, surprised, unconscious

Type of: desensitise [Brit], desensitize, hit, immobilise [Brit], immobilize

Encyclopedia: Stunned

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