[n] a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body; "subjects received a small electric shock when they mae the wrong response"; "electricians get accustomed to occasional shocks"
[n] the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat; "the armies met in the shock of battle"
[n] a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses; "the old car needed a new set of shocks"
[n] an unpleasant or disappointing surprise; "it came as a shock to learn that he was injured"
[n] an instance of agitation of the earth's crust; "the first shock of the earthquake came shortly after noon while workers were at lunch"
[n] the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally; "his mother's deathleft him in a daze"; "he was numb with shock"
[n] a bushy thick mass (especially hair); "he had an unruly shock of black hair"
[n] 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 sheeves and several sheeves are set up together in shocks"; "whole fields of wheat in shock"
[n] (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"
[v] inflict a trauma upon
[v] subject to electrical shocks
[v] collect or gather into shocks; "shock grain"
[v] collide violently
[v] strike with horror or terror; "The news of the bombing shocked her"
[v] surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off
[v] strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"
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ball over, blow, blow out of the water, cushion, daze, electric shock, electrical shock, floor, impact, offend, outrage, scandalise, scandalize, seismic disturbance, shock absorber, stun, stupor, take aback, traumatise, traumatize