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Meaning of STUNNING

Pronunciation:  'stuneeng

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  strikingly beautiful or attractive; "quite stunning with large dark eyes and a beautiful high-bosomed figure"; "stunning photographs of Canada's wilderness areas"
  2. [adj]  commanding attention; "an arresting drawing of people turning into animals"; "a sensational concert--one never to be forgotten"; "a stunning performance"
  3. [adj]  causing or capable of causing bewilderment or shock or insensibility; "laid the poor fellow senseless with one stunning blow"; "a stunning detonation with volumes of black smoke"
  4. [adj]  causing great astonishment and consternation; "the strike came as a stunning protest against management"; "a stunning defeat"

STUNNING is a 8 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: arresting, beautiful, disorienting, impressive, sensational, surprising



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Stun"ning\, a.
1. Overpowering consciousness; overpowering the senses;
   especially, overpowering the sense of hearing; confounding
   with noise.

2. Striking or overpowering with astonishment, especially on
   account of excellence; as, stunning poetry. [Slang] --C.
   Kingsley. -- {Stun"ning*ly}, adv. [Slang]