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stunning

[ stuhn-ing ]
/ ˈstʌn ɪŋ /
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adjective

causing, capable of causing, or liable to cause astonishment, bewilderment, or a loss of consciousness or strength: a stunning blow.
of striking beauty or excellence: What a stunning dress you're wearing!

SYNONYMS FOR stunning

1 stupefying, numbing, dumbfounding, astounding.

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Origin of stunning

First recorded in 1660–70; stun + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM stunning

stun·ning·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for stunning

stunning
/ (ˈstʌnɪŋ) /

adjective

informal very attractive, impressive, astonishing, etc

Derived forms of stunning

stunningly, adverb
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