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concussions

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plural of concussion

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1 a forceful coming together of two things
  • the concussion of the two football players sent them both to the ground

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2 the violent coming together of two bodies into destructive contact
  • the theory that such a concussion, by a giant asteroid or comet millions of years ago, led to the extinction of the dinosaurs

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“Concussions.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/concussions. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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