Meaning of shock

Definition of shock

(noun) 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"
the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat; "the armies met in the shock of battle"
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"
(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"
an instance of agitation of the earth's crust; "the first shock of the earthquake came shortly after noon while workers were at lunch"
an unpleasant or disappointing surprise; "it came as a shock to learn that he was injured"
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"
a bushy thick mass (especially hair); "he had an unruly shock of black hair"
a sudden jarring impact; "the door closed with a jolt"; "all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers"
a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses; "the old car needed a new set of shocks"
(verb) surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off; "I was floored when I heard that I was promoted"
strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"
strike with horror or terror; "The news of the bombing shocked her"
collect or gather into shocks; "shock grain"
subject to electrical shocks
inflict a trauma upon

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