how to pronounce stunning


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the above transcription of stunning is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

stunning is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of stunning in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… highlight it was a stunning open office …”

meanings of stunning


  1. Having an effect that stuns.
  2. Amazing; wonderfully good.
  3. Exceptionally beautiful or attractive.


  1. Present participle of stun.


  1. The act by which a person or animal is physically stunned.

stunning frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word stunning occurs in english on average 23.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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