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Synonyms for concussion
kənˈkʌʃ əncon·cus·sion

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. concussionnoun

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

  2. concussionnoun

    any violent blow

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. concussionnoun

    Synonyms:
    shaking, agitation

  2. concussionnoun

    Synonyms:
    clash, shock

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "concussion":

    commotion, bruise, shock, graft, bruising

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. concussion

    Synonyms:
    Brain concussion, cerebral concussion

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How to use concussion in a sentence?

  1. Robert Goggin:

    I believe as a result of the concussion, he has absolutely no recollection whatsoever of the event, we will have to wait for his memory to come back or for other facts to be ascertained by the NTSB.

  2. Todd Nelson:

    Football and all sports are great — great for kids — and yes, they have risks, it’s our responsibility not to abandon these sports, but to increase and highlight education about concussion, which in turn decreases risk.Life itself has risks, and Todd Nelson can get a concussion slipping on Todd Nelson steps.

  3. Roger Goodell:

    We will continue to look at rules and technology to protect our players, the concussion issue is something we’ve been focused on for several decades.

  4. Dennis Cardone:

    Before it was cognitive rest, physical rest and that was the treatment, in the past two, three years studies have said maybe we could affect duration and the course of a concussion with some interventions.

  5. Ginger Bliss:

    That was not like her, and I couldn’t figure out what was wrong, but at that point, she knew she had had a second concussion.


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