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stunning

adjective

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3 very pleasing to look at
  • how stunning the performers look in their costumes

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stunning

verb
present participle of stun

Synonyms of stunning (Entry 2 of 2)

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 stunning was in 1667

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“Stunning.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stunning. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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