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Meaning of word shock from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

shock   noun

Meaning : The feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally.

Example : His mother's death left him in a daze.
He was numb with shock.

Synonyms : daze, stupor

मन को पहुँचने वाला आघात।

उसकी बातों से मुझे ठेस लगी।
झटका, ठेस, धक्का, मनोघात, मानसिक आघात, सदमा

Meaning : The violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat.

Example : The armies met in the shock of battle.

Synonyms : impact

Meaning : A reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body.

Example : Subjects received a small electric shock when they made the wrong response.
Electricians get accustomed to occasional shocks.

Synonyms : electric shock, electrical shock

Meaning : (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.

Example : Loss of blood is an important cause of shock.

Meaning : An instance of agitation of the earth's crust.

Example : The first shock of the earthquake came shortly after noon while workers were at lunch.

Synonyms : seismic disturbance

Meaning : An unpleasant or disappointing surprise.

Example : It came as a shock to learn that he was injured.

Synonyms : blow

Meaning : A pile of sheaves of grain set on end in a field to dry. Stalks of Indian corn set up in a field.

Example : Corn is bound in small sheaves and several sheaves are set up together in shocks.
Whole fields of wheat in shock.

Meaning : A bushy thick mass (especially hair).

Example : He had an unruly shock of black hair.

Meaning : A sudden jarring impact.

Example : The door closed with a jolt.
All the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers.

Synonyms : jar, jolt, jounce

Meaning : A mechanical damper. Absorbs energy of sudden impulses.

Example : The old car needed a new set of shocks.

Synonyms : cushion, shock absorber

shock   verb

Meaning : Surprise greatly. Knock someone's socks off.

Example : I was floored when I heard that I was promoted.

Synonyms : ball over, blow out of the water, floor, take aback

Meaning : Strike with disgust or revulsion.

Example : The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends.

Synonyms : appal, appall, offend, outrage, scandalise, scandalize

Meaning : Strike with horror or terror.

Example : The news of the bombing shocked her.

भय आदि से अचानक काँप उठना।

कभी-कभी बच्चे रात को सोते समय भयानक स्वप्न देखकर चौंक जाते हैं।
अचकचाना, चिहुँकना, चिहुंकना, चौंकना

Meaning : Collide violently.

Meaning : Collect or gather into shocks.

Example : Shock grain.

Meaning : Subject to electrical shocks.

Meaning : Inflict a trauma upon.

Synonyms : traumatise, traumatize


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