stunning

[ stuhn-ing ]
/ ˈstʌn ɪŋ /

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!

Nearby words

  1. stun grenade,
  2. stun gun,
  3. stung,
  4. stunk,
  5. stunner,
  6. stunningly,
  7. stunsail,
  8. stunt,
  9. stunt man,
  10. stunt person

Origin of stunning

First recorded in 1660–70; stun + -ing2

SYNONYMS FOR stunning
1. stupefying, numbing, dumbfounding, astounding.

Related formsstun·ning·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for stunningly

stunning

/ (ˈstʌnɪŋ) /

adjective

informal very attractive, impressive, astonishing, etc
Derived Formsstunningly, adverb

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