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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stun v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stunned p. pr. & vb. n. Stunning.]
 1. To make senseless or dizzy by violence; to render senseless by a blow, as on the head.
 One hung a poleax at his saddlebow,
 And one a heavy mace to stun the foe.   --Dryden.
 2. To dull or deaden the sensibility of; to overcome; especially, to overpower one's sense of hearing.
    And stunned him with the music of the spheres.   --Pope.
 3. To astonish; to overpower; to bewilder.
    William was quite stunned at my discourse.   --De Foe.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow; "stun fish"
           [syn: stupefy]
      2: surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off; "I was floored
         when I heard that I was promoted" [syn: shock, floor,
         ball over, blow out of the water, take aback]
      3: hit something or somebody as if with a sandbag [syn: sandbag]
      4: overcome as with astonishment or disbelief; "The news
         stunned her" [syn: bedaze, daze]
      [also: stunning, stunned]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or
             shock; "an amazed audience gave the magician a
             standing ovation"; "I stood enthralled, astonished by
             the vastness and majesty of the cathedral"; "astounded
             viewers wept at the pictures from the Oklahoma City
             bombing"; "stood in stunned silence"; "stunned
             scientists found not one but at least three viruses"
             [syn: amazed, astonied, astonished, astounded]
      2: knocked unconscious by a heavy blow [syn: knocked out(p),
         kayoed, KO'd, out(p)]
      3: in a state of mental numbness especially as resulting from
         shock; "he had a dazed expression on his face"; "lay
         semiconscious, stunned (or stupefied) by the blow"; "was
         stupid from fatigue" [syn: dazed, stupefied, stupid(p)]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See stun