Concuss



[kuh n-kuhs] /kənˈkʌs/

verb (used with object)
1.
to injure by :
He was mildly concussed by the falling books.
/kənˈkʌs/
verb (transitive)
1.
to injure (the brain) by a violent blow, fall, etc
2.
to shake violently; agitate; disturb
v.

1590s, “to shake violently,” from Latin concuss-, past participle stem of concutere “to dash together, shake violently” (see concussion). Meaning “to give a concussion to the brain” is from 1680s. Related: Concussed; concussing; concussive.

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