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Synonyms for concussion
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. concussion(noun)

    injury to the brain caused by a blow; usually resulting in loss of consciousness

  2. concussion(noun)

    any violent blow

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. concussion

    A blow is a sudden impact, as of a fist or a club; a stroke is a sweeping movement; as, the stroke of a sword, of an oar, of the arm in swimming. A shock is the sudden encounter with some heavy body; as, colliding railway-trains meet with a shock; the shock of battle. A slap is given with the open hand, a lash with a whip, thong, or the like; we speak also of the cut of a whip. A buffet or cuff is given only with the hand; a blow either with hand or weapon. A cuff is a somewhat sidelong blow, generally with the open hand; as, a cuff or box on the ear. A stripe is the effect or mark of a stroke. In the metaphorical sense, blow is used for sudden, stunning, staggering calamity or sorrow; stroke for sweeping disaster, and also for sweeping achievement and success. We say a stroke of paralysis, or a stroke of genius. We speak of the buffets of adverse fortune. Shock is used of that which is at once sudden, violent, and prostrating; we speak of a shock of electricity, the shock of an amputation, a shock of surprise. Compare BEAT.

    Synonyms:
    blow, box, buffet, calamity, cuff, cut, disaster, knock, lash, misfortune, rap, shock, stripe, stroke, thump

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. concussion(n.)

    Synonyms:
    shaking, agitation

  2. concussion(n.)

    Synonyms:
    clash, shock

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    commotion, bruise, shock, graft, bruising

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. concussion

    Synonyms:
    Brain concussion, cerebral concussion

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