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Synonyms for stunned

Synonyms for stunned

filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock

knocked unconscious by a heavy blow

in a state of mental numbness especially as resulting from shock

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Currently, meat that has come from animals that were not stunned, does not need to be marked as such and so those who are opposed to non-stunning have no way of knowing whether they are unwittingly endorsing the practice.
2003) who also reported no differences in muscle pH between non-stunned and electrically stunned lambs.
It is more disturbing to find out that around 30 to 40 per cent of American cattle are stunned by pneumatic guns.
An animal that has been electrically stunned can make a completely uninjured recovery so there is no reason why electric stunning cannot be used.
Strict UK slaughterhouse laws state all animals in Britain must be stunned before they are killed - except those for halal meat.
Indeed, being stunned is often a part of the training program for operators of stun technologies.
In a letter released on August 3, 1997, Amnesty International detailed several more recent incidents of mistreatment at the Maricopa County Jails, including an inmate who "allegedly sustained broken teeth and spine and knee injuries after being kicked and beaten and stunned repeatedly with a stun gun.
The new guidelines will also limit the number of times an individual can be stunned.
A UK-wide law states that slaughtering an animal without stunning causes unnecessary suffering, and therefore, animals should be stunned before slaughter.
He also told the Commons there were difficulties in simply labelling meat as kosher or halal as it did not distinguish whether it was stunned or un-stunned.
Our survey suggests widespread disapproval for the 17 UK abattoirs where animals are bled to death without being stunned, for religious reasons.
Often cited by Taser opponents are statistics compiled by Amnesty International claiming that more than 350 people have died in the United States after police stunned them.
But Dr Haluk Anil, of Bristol University, has found that the same amount of blood is lost if the animal is stunned first.
It was a stunning ending, but no one appeared more stunned than White.
Oswald claims he was stunned twice, and was being tortured.