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shock1

 
 
pronunciation:
shak
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sudden and powerful upset of the mind or feelings.
News of the disaster came as a shock.
definition 2: the feeling caused by a current of electricity passing through the body.
I got a shock when I touched the wire.
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part of speech: verb
inflections: shocks, shocking, shocked
definition: to upset suddenly, in a way that causes strong feelings.
The violence in that movie shocked me.
similar words:
astonish, disturb, offend, outrage, shake, upset
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derivation: shockable (adj.)
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  • shocked:
    feeling shock.
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