stunning Definition

  • 1extremely impressive or attractive
  • 2causing someone to feel shocked or dazed

Using stunning: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "stunning" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The view from the top of the mountain was stunning.

  • Example

    She looked stunning in her wedding dress.

  • Example

    The news of his sudden death was stunning.

  • Example

    The team's victory was stunning.

stunning Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with stunning

  • extreme physical attractiveness


    She possessed a stunning beauty that captivated everyone who saw her.

  • a powerful and unexpected attack or setback


    The company suffered a stunning blow when their main competitor released a superior product.

  • a moment of complete silence that is surprising or shocking


    After the announcement, there was a stunning silence as everyone tried to process the news.


Summary: stunning in Brief

The word 'stunning' [ˈstʌnɪŋ] describes something that is extremely impressive or attractive, such as 'She looked stunning in her wedding dress.' It can also mean something that causes shock or disbelief, like 'The news of his sudden death was stunning.' 'Stunning' can be used in phrases like 'stunning beauty,' which refers to extreme physical attractiveness, or 'stunning blow,' which means a powerful and unexpected attack or setback.

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