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English definition of “stunning”


adjective uk   /ˈstʌn.ɪŋ/ us  

stunning adjective (BEAUTIFUL)

B2 extremely beautiful or attractive: a stunning dress a stunning view over the bay of Saint TropezAttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegant

stunning adjective (SHOCKING)

shocking or very impressive: All the ideas have a stunning simplicity.Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
a stunningly beautiful/attractive woman He's stunningly naive for a person of his age.Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upsetAttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegant
(Definition of stunning from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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