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 stunning

4 senses of stunning

Sense 1
arresting, sensational, stunning -- (commanding attention; "an arresting drawing of people turning into animals"; "a sensational concert--one never to be forgotten"; "a stunning performance")

INDIRECT (VIA impressive) -> unimpressive -- (not capable of impressing)

Sense 2
stunning -- (causing great astonishment and consternation; "the strike came as a stunning protest against management"; "a stunning defeat")

INDIRECT (VIA surprising) -> unsurprising -- (not causing surprise)

Sense 3
stunning -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA disorienting) -> orienting, orientating -- (positioning with respect to a reference system or determining your bearings physically or intellectually; "noticed the bee's momentary orienting pause before heading back to the hive"; "an orienting program for new employees")

Sense 4
stunning -- (strikingly beautiful or attractive; "quite stunning with large dark eyes and a beautiful high-bosomed figure"; "stunning photographs of Canada's wilderness areas")

INDIRECT (VIA beautiful) -> ugly -- (displeasing to the senses; "an ugly face"; "ugly furniture")

Similarity of adj stunning

4 senses of stunning

Sense 1
arresting, sensational, stunning -- (commanding attention; "an arresting drawing of people turning into animals"; "a sensational concert--one never to be forgotten"; "a stunning performance")
       => impressive (vs. unimpressive) -- (making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony")

Sense 2
stunning -- (causing great astonishment and consternation; "the strike came as a stunning protest against management"; "a stunning defeat")
       => surprising (vs. unsurprising) -- (causing surprise or wonder or amazement; "the report shows a surprising lack of hard factual data"; "leaped up with surprising agility"; "she earned a surprising amount of money")

Sense 3
stunning -- (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")
       => disorienting (vs. orienting) -- (causing loss of physical or intellectual bearings; "making so many turns to the right and then the left was completely disorienting"; "a sharp blow to the head can be disorienting")

Sense 4
stunning -- (strikingly beautiful or attractive; "quite stunning with large dark eyes and a beautiful high-bosomed figure"; "stunning photographs of Canada's wilderness areas")
       => beautiful (vs. ugly) -- (delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration; "a beautiful child"; "beautiful country"; "a beautiful painting"; "a beautiful theory"; "a beautiful party")

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