Definition of concussion
- The football player suffered a concussion.
She suffered a severe concussion after falling on the ice.
He went to hospital with concussion.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: an injury to the brain that is caused by something hitting the head very hard ( US ) ( Brit )
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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