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Synonyms for stunning
ˈstʌn ɪŋstun·ning

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arresting, sensational, stunningadjective

    commanding attention

    "an arresting drawing of people turning into animals"; "a sensational concert--one never to be forgotten"; "a stunning performance"

    Synonyms:
    sensational, sensory, arresting

    Antonyms:
    orienting, unimpressive, orientating, unsurprising, ugly

  2. stunningadjective

    causing great astonishment and consternation

    "the strike came as a stunning protest against management"; "a stunning defeat"

    Synonyms:
    sensational, arresting

    Antonyms:
    ugly, orienting, orientating, unimpressive, unsurprising

  3. stunningadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    sensational, arresting

    Antonyms:
    unsurprising, orientating, unimpressive, ugly, orienting

  4. stunningadjective

    strikingly beautiful or attractive

    "quite stunning with large dark eyes and a beautiful high-bosomed figure"; "stunning photographs of Canada's wilderness areas"

    Synonyms:
    sensational, arresting

    Antonyms:
    unimpressive, ugly, unsurprising, orienting, orientating

Editors Contribution

  1. beautiful

    Submitted by anonymous on July 17, 2022  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stunningadjective

    Synonyms:
    deafening, stentorian, very loud

  2. stunningadjective

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] striking, astonishing, wonderful

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. stunningadjective

    Synonyms:
    overpowering, stupefying, astonishing, striking, fine

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. stunning

    Synonyms:
    See Stunned myocardium

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How to use stunning in a sentence?

  1. Federal Judge Thomas Durkin:

    The defendant is a serial child molester, nothing is more stunning than having ‘serial child molester’ and ‘Speaker of the House’ in the same sentence.

  2. Mason Mount:

    It’s going to be a stunning game.

  3. James Comey:

    It is stunning and I wish I wasn't saying it, but it's just -- it's the truth. I can not say that. It always struck me and still strikes me as unlikely, and I would have been able to say with high confidence about any other President I dealt with, but I can't, it's possible.

  4. Paul Shapiro:

    It's stunning that the governor of Iowa is so unfamiliar with pig farming that he doesn't know the difference between gestation crates and farrowing crates, this bill applied only to gestation crates, meaning there are no piglets to be kept separate from their mothers, since they're all in utero.

  5. Joe Scarborough:

    Saying that Roger Ailesand Roger Ailes'network calls people leeches, sponges, and lazy, at a summit that’s supposed to bring both sides together on poverty, is stunning to me.


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