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Concussion meaning

concussion - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. A shaking or agitation; a shock; caused by the collision of two bodies.
  2. 2. A condition of lowered functional activity, without visible structural change, produced in an organ by a shock, as by fall or blow; as, a concussion of the brain.
  3. 3. The unlawful forcing of another by threats of violence to yield up something of value.
  4. 4. Act of shaking; shock.

concussion - examples of usage

  1. " I remember a violent concussion somewhere- I can't say where- and then finding myself in a cab, trying to speak to a lady whose face seemed familiar to me, but who she could be I had not the slightest idea. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
  2. Skag looked up suddenly and the air seemed jerked with a concussion of his start. - "Son of Power", Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost.
  3. Some may have seen such plungings from many miles away and died of the concussion. - "Long Ago, Far Away", William Fitzgerald Jenkins AKA Murray Leinster.
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