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KK Pronunciation

〔 ʃɑk 〕


〔 ʃɒk 〕

Overview of noun shock

The noun shock has 10 senses

  • daze, shock, stupor -- (the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally; "his mother's death left him in a daze"; "he was numb with shock")

  • shock, impact -- (the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat; "the armies met in the shock of battle")

  • electric shock, electrical shock, shock -- (a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body; "subjects received a small electric shock when they made the wrong response"; "electricians get accustomed to occasional shocks")

  • shock -- ((pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor; "loss of blood is an important cause of shock")

  • shock, seismic disturbance -- (an instance of agitation of the earth's crust; "the first shock of the earthquake came shortly after noon while workers were at lunch")

  • shock, blow -- (an unpleasant or disappointing surprise; "it came as a shock to learn that he was injured")

  • shock -- (a pile of sheaves of grain set on end in a field to dry; stalks of Indian corn set up in a field; "corn is bound in small sheaves and several sheaves are set up together in shocks"; "whole fields of wheat in shock")

  • shock -- (a bushy thick mass (especially hair); "he had an unruly shock of black hair")

  • jolt, jar, jounce, shock -- (a sudden jarring impact; "the door closed with a jolt"; "all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers")

  • shock absorber, shock, cushion -- (a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses; "the old car needed a new set of shocks")

Overview of verb shock

The verb shock has 7 senses

  • shock, floor, ball over, blow out of the water, take aback -- (surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off; "I was floored when I heard that I was promoted")

  • shock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall, outrage -- (strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends")

  • shock -- (strike with horror or terror; "The news of the bombing shocked her")

  • shock -- (collide violently)

  • shock -- (collect or gather into shocks; "shock grain")

  • shock -- (subject to electrical shocks)

  • traumatize, traumatise, shock -- (inflict a trauma upon)