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1 to make senseless or dizzy by a blow
  • a powerful uppercut to the jaw stunned the boxer and sent him crashing to the canvas

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2 to make a strong impression on (someone) with something unexpected
  • the news of their boss's termination stunned the staff

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The first known use of stun was in the 14th century

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“Stun.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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