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Definitions of shock:

part of speech: noun

Prostration, the reaction of nervous system after operation or a violent injury.

part of speech: noun

1. A sudden physical or mental disturbance. 2. A state of profound mental and physical depression consequent upon severe physical injury or an emotional disturbance.

Usage examples for shock:

  • I have had such a shock "Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo", E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • But in other ways he did shock her. "Beyond", John Galsworthy
  • It will save her from a great shock "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith

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