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    stunned

    stunned - Dictionary definition and meaning for word stunned

    Definition
    (adj) filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock
    Synonyms : amazed , astonied , astonished , astounded
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) knocked unconscious by a heavy blow
    Synonyms : kayoed , knocked out , ko'd , out
    Definition
    (adj) in a state of mental numbness especially as resulting from shock
    Synonyms : dazed , stupefied , stupid
    Example Sentence
    • he had a dazed expression on his face
    • lay semiconscious, stunned (or stupefied) by the blow
    • was stupid from fatigue
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