Concuss meaning

kən-kŭs'
To injure by concussion.
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To cause to have a concussion.
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To injure by concussion.
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To injure the brain of, usually temporarily, by violent impact.

The blow will concuss him.

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(law) To force to do something, or give up something, by intimidation; to coerce.

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Origin of concuss

  • Latin concutere concuss- to strike together com- com- quatere to strike kwēt- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin concussus, the perfect passive participle of concutiō (“shake violently”), from con- + quatiō (“shake, hit”).
    From Wiktionary