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 Meanings and Examples of CONCUSSION
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concussion
 n.  shaking or agitation; shock; injury to an organ, especially the brain, produced by a violent blow
Classic Sentence:
1  The broad palms of his tail are flirted high into the air; then smiting the surface, the thunderous concussion resounds for miles.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 86. The Tail.
2  His assailant had hit him too hard, and he was suffering from concussion of the brain; and also he had been half-frozen when found, and would lose three fingers on his right hand.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 25
3  He expected a great concussion when the two bodies of troops crashed together.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 23
4  "This concussion of the earth is no new thing," answered Pangloss.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In V
5  The same day the earth sustained a most violent concussion.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In VI
6  Thus advised, Mrs. Pocket took it the other way, and got its head upon the table; which was announced to all present by a prodigious concussion.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXIII
7  Beside him lay the heavy poker, bent into a curve by the concussion.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
8  There was of course a considerable concussion as the vessel drove up on the sand heap.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
9  Suddenly a terrible concussion threw him backwards to the ground.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXI
Example Sentence:
1  Harris suffered a concussion from the hit and did not return to the game.
2  Nicky was rushed to hospital with concussion.