Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb stun

3 senses of stun

Sense 1
stun, stupefy -- (make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow; "stun fish")
       => immobilize, immobilise -- (cause to be unable to move; "The sudden storm immobilized the traffic")

Sense 2
sandbag, stun -- (hit something or somebody as if with a sandbag)
       => hit -- (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face")

Sense 3
stun, bedaze, daze -- (overcome as with astonishment or disbelief; "The news stunned her")
       => desensitize, desensitise -- (cause not to be sensitive; "The war desensitized many soldiers"; "The photographic plate was desensitized")

Antonyms of adj stunned

3 senses of stunned

Sense 1
amazed, astonied, astonished, astounded, stunned -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA surprised) -> unsurprised, not surprised -- (not surprised or expressing surprise; "that unsuprised obstinate look on his face")

Sense 2
knocked out (predicate), kayoed, KO'd, out (predicate), stunned -- (knocked unconscious by a heavy blow)

INDIRECT (VIA unconscious) -> conscious -- (knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts; "remained conscious during the operation"; "conscious of his faults"; "became conscious that he was being followed")

Sense 3
dazed, stunned, stupefied, stupid (predicate) -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA confused) -> clearheaded, clear-thinking -- (not mentally confused; able to think clearly and act intelligently)

Similarity of adj stunned

3 senses of stunned

Sense 1
amazed, astonied, astonished, astounded, stunned -- (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")
       => surprised (vs. unsurprised) -- (taken unawares or suddenly and feeling wonder or astonishment; "surprised by her student's ingenuity"; "surprised that he remembered my name"; "a surprised expression")

Sense 2
knocked out (predicate), kayoed, KO'd, out (predicate), stunned -- (knocked unconscious by a heavy blow)
       => unconscious (vs. conscious) -- (not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead; "lay unconscious on the floor")

Sense 3
dazed, stunned, stupefied, stupid (predicate) -- (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")
       => confused (vs. clearheaded) -- (mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently; "the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused")

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