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noun as in collision, shaking

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Andy Dalton, who took over for Dak Prescott after his season-ending ankle injury, returned from a concussion he suffered in a Week 7 loss at Washington and a bout with the coronavirus to beat the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.

He missed two games because of a concussion and then a positive coronavirus test.

The most common sport responsible for concussions was football.

In August, a protester outside police headquarters hit an officer in the head with a cane, causing a concussion, according to police officials.

That said, the relationship between the players union and the league has often been adversarial — over concussions, race relations, and more.

TBIs can range anywhere from a mild concussion to catastrophic, fatal damage.

The concussion crisis now has a permanent seat at the table of national discourse.

Never mind that a CAT scan taken after the incident confirmed that he had suffered a concussion.

This device joins a number of other concussion-related technologies that aim to advance detection of and prevent head injuries.

These include safer helmets, force-detecting helmet patches, concussion-detecting smartphone apps, and novel eye-tracking devices.

The light blazed all about us, and Carna leaped from the window ledge into my arms even as the concussion struck at us.

A sudden blast of light came from the window, and the vast concussion shook the building terribly.

As many of them were loaded, the concussion set them off, so that dropping shot never ceased for about forty hours.

In three minutes the earth shook with the tremendous concussion of two hundred pieces of artillery.

The ground, struck by the concussion, trembled as though the whole Ural chain was shaken to its foundations.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to concussion, such as: bump, injury, shock, trauma, blast, and blow.

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