concuss

verb con·cuss \ kən-ˈkəs \
|Updated on: 3 Jul 2018

Definition of concuss

concussed; concussing; concusses
: to affect with or as if with concussion

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Origin and Etymology of concuss

Latin concussus, past participle


CONCUSS Defined for English Language Learners

concuss

Definition of concuss for English Language Learners

  • : to cause (someone) to suffer a concussion


Medical Dictionary

concuss

transitive verb con·cuss \ kən-ˈkəs \

medical Definition of concuss

: to affect with concussion


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