Origin of concussion
Examples from the Web for concussion
The concussion crisis now has a permanent seat at the table of national discourse.College Football Fattens Players Up and Then Abandons Them|Evin Demirel|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Never mind that a CAT scan taken after the incident confirmed that he had suffered a concussion.
Dodge a concussion, smile at Meatloaf Surprise, and of course open your wallet.
However, the understanding of concussion and CTE while Marino was tossing touchdown passes simply did not exist.Should Dan Marino Have Sued the NFL Over Concussions?|Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A disturbing element of those data is that these changes can even be seen in players without a diagnosed history of concussion.
The earth trembles with the concussion, the waters hiss and foam and rush furiously over the impediments in their course.The Western World|W.H.G. Kingston
In the concussion of two cosmical bodies, like the sun and the earth, an enormous quantity of motion is thus converted into heat.The Unseen World and Other Essays|John Fiske
He would then throw his, and mine would explode by the concussion.Old Man Savarin and Other Stories|Edward William Thomson
Suddenly there was a concussion which shook the very atmosphere, and made the ships roll and shiver as if struck with an ague.True Blue|W.H.G. Kingston
The explosion was prodigious; a part of the tower fell with the concussion, and the moat was choked with heaps of rubbish.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume III.(of III) 1574-84|John Lothrop Motley
British Dictionary definitions for concussion
Word Origin and History for concussion
c.1400, from Latin concussionem (nominative concussio) "a shaking," noun of action from past participle stem of concutere "shake violently," from com- "together" (see com-) + quatere "to shake" (see quash). Modern brain injury sense is from 1540s.