verb (used with object), stunned, stun·ning.
verb (used without object)
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Origin of stun
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OTHER WORDS FROM stunun·stunned, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for stun
The authorities were trying to arrest another man suspected of throwing a stun grenade when Hamdan attacked.A New Intifada? Israel’s Arab Citizen Uprising Spreads|Creede Newton|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even show ponies are not exempt from ending up in a narrowing chute that feeds the condemned in single file into the “stun box.”
Stun grenades exploded on the edges making a sound like a building being detonated.
They acquired the tools to accomplish the deed, including a stun gun and the chemical means to anesthetize their victims.The Cannibal Cop’s Social Network: Are More Plotting Attacks on Women?|David Freedlander|April 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When the hatch rose, the HRT team was ready to toss in two stun grenades and rush the hatch before it closed.Alabama Hostage Standoff: Jimmy Lee Dykes Seized Boy to Gain Attention|Michael Daly|February 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Moser and Ursula now struck her with the hammer, but not so as to stun her.Freaks of Fanaticism|Sabine Baring-Gould
The stun ray, which had acted upon living creatures, could not govern the delicate mechanism in the hound's interior.Star Born|Andre Norton
A hard blow on the ice will stun the rat, which is pulled out through a hole.The Library of Work and Play: Outdoor Work|Mary Rogers Miller
Knock him out with a stun gun and then pump him full of comatol.The Penal Cluster|Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
If I can stun Gail into submission you shall be our leading lady, with all the real star parts in your grasp.The Wishing-Ring Man|Margaret Widdemer