Definition of 'stun'
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It is likely to be a visually stunning film. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The establishment has been shocked and stunned. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When she found one that fitted the effect was stunning. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The victory stunned the horse racing world. Christianity Today (2000)Not just the stunning performances of our gilded athletes. The Sun (2012)The men in the room held their breaths in stunned surprise. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEBut it is as visually stunning as it is horrifying. The Sun (2011)It has come as a stunning shock to us that the funding has disappeared. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They mix the predatory with the innocent to stunning effect. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was already having a great game when he capped his performance with a stunning goal. The Sun (2012)But town councillors were stunned by the announcement at a meeting last Monday. The Sun (2011) Many are stunned that such far-reaching changes can be made without their consent. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Get up close and personal with some of the world 's most stunning performers. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It came as little surprise to anyone when the Conservatives won a stunning victory. The Sun (2013)Make sure your camera is fully charged, and discover a stunning world of temples and lush forest. The Sun (2013)A stunning blow caught his shoulder and sapped the arm below its strength. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEThey said that they were stunned by the announcement, having been given no prior notice by the airline. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Another police officer offers to drive us and we sit in the back of the police car still not speaking, stunned and anxious. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Russia was out of the war, a stunning blow for the Allies. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)The announcement stunned the City. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Almost all were too stunned to speak, as fire swept through the nearby houses, including their own. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)But he could end up on the Cotswolds canvas after another stunning KO blow. The Sun (2007)
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Translations for 'stun'
British English: stun VERB
If you are stunned by something, you are extremely shocked or surprised by it and are therefore unable to speak or do anything.
They were stunned by the film's tragic end.
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