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CONCUSSION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does concussion mean? 

CONCUSSION (noun)
  The noun CONCUSSION has 2 senses:

1. injury to the brain caused by a blow; usually resulting in loss of consciousness
2. any violent blow

  Familiarity information: CONCUSSION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONCUSSION (noun)


Sense 1concussion [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Hypernyms ("concussion" is a kind of...):

accidental injury; injury (an accident that results in physical damage or hurt)


Sense 2concussion [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any violent blow

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Hypernyms ("concussion" is a kind of...):

blow; bump (an impact (as from a collision))


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