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Adjective: stunning  stú-ning
  1. Commanding attention
    "a stunning performance";
    - arresting, sensational
  2. Causing great astonishment and consternation
    "the strike came as a stunning protest against management"; "a stunning defeat"
  3. 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"
  4. Strikingly beautiful or attractive
    "quite stunning with large dark eyes and a beautiful high-bosomed figure"; "stunning photographs of Canada's wilderness areas"
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: beautiful, disorienting, impressive, surprising

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

Encyclopedia: Stunning