Definition of stunning
1 : causing astonishment or disbelief stunning news
2 : strikingly impressive especially in beauty or excellence a stunning view stunning workmanship
Examples of stunning in a Sentence
Researchers have made a stunning discovery.
Our room had a stunning view of the lake.
Recent Examples of stunning from the Web
The stunning move reflects an unprecedented gulf that has erupted between Israel and the Jewish diaspora over how Judaism can be practiced in Israel.
The parents, 5-year-old Blue Ivy, and the newest additions will share a stunning five-bedroom, eight-bath home, called La Villa Contenta.
The 2017 NBA Draft came with a flurry of trades and very few to no stunning picks.
A few steps away is the crowning jewel — a stunning 9-foot dining table made from authentic acacia wood.
A stunning new transcript has been released documenting the hours following the murder of Philando Castile by Police Officer Jeromino Yanez.
Vista Hermosa Natural Park Just outside downtown in Echo Park, the gorgeous space offers stunning skyline views, lush greenery, and an especially creative play space for kids.
Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a stunning move that gives it hundreds of stores across the U.S. – a brand-new laboratory for radical retail experiments that could revolutionize the way people buy groceries.
Before, the site’s original home, a 1940s two-story relic with aluminum siding, basically turned its metallic back to the stunning scenery.
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First Known Use of stunning
STUNNING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stunning for English Language Learners
: very surprising or shocking
: very beautiful or pleasing
STUNNING Defined for Kids
Definition of stunning for Students
1 : able or likely to make a person senseless or confused a stunning blow stunning news
2 : unusually lovely or attractive : striking
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