concuss

verb
con·​cuss | \ kən-ˈkəs How to pronounce concuss (audio) \
concussed; concussing; concusses

Definition of concuss

transitive verb

: to affect with or as if with concussion

Examples of concuss in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web McAvoy, who was concussed some 13 months ago, smacked the top of his helmet against the boards. Matt Porter, BostonGlobe.com, "Bruins dig out win over Golden Knights," 21 Jan. 2020 His hand and head were both numb, and he was still concussed. Eric Barton, Outside Online, "How a Shipwrecked Crew Survived 10 Days Lost at Sea," 22 Feb. 2020 In the third quarter, Steelers rookie wide receiver Diontae Johnson got concussed from a vicious hit by Browns safety Damarious Randall, who was ejected. Tom Withers, Houston Chronicle, "Helmet-swinging incident mars end of Browns' win over Steelers," 14 Nov. 2019 In the third quarter, Steelers rookie wide receiver Diontae Johnson got concussed from a vicious hit by Browns safety Damarious Randall, who was ejected. Tom Withers, The Denver Post, "WATCH: Browns, Steelers brawl at end of Cleveland’s 21-7 win," 14 Nov. 2019 Nine days, Brunel said after seeing Biggar’s name on the Welsh team sheet, wouldn’t be a long enough recovery for a French player who had been concussed. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Brunel’s reign on last legs with Wales favored vs France," 18 Oct. 2019 Heiskanen concussed: Bowness confirmed that Stars defenseman Miro Heiskanen was in concussion protocol after exiting Thursday night’s loss to Buffalo in the second period. Matthew Defranks, Dallas News, "‘This is the day I’ve looked forward to’: Stephen Johns to make NHL return after 22-month absence," 18 Jan. 2020 Miller was concussed in Week 15's loss to New England. Tyler Dragon, Cincinnati.com, "Zac Taylor on Germaine Pratt: Certainly a lot of positives that we're excited about," 20 Dec. 2019 In the third quarter, Steelers rookie wide receiver Diontae Johnson got concussed from a vicious hit by Browns safety Damarious Randall, who was ejected. Tom Withers, Houston Chronicle, "Helmet-swinging incident mars end of Browns' win over Steelers," 14 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of concuss

1597, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for concuss

Latin concussus, past participle

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The first known use of concuss was in 1597

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“Concuss.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/concuss. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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concuss

verb

English Language Learners Definition of concuss

: to cause (someone) to suffer a concussion

concuss

transitive verb
con·​cuss | \ kən-ˈkəs How to pronounce concuss (audio) \

Medical Definition of concuss

: to affect with concussion

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