Definition of Shocked

1. Adjective. Struck with fear, dread, or consternation.

Exact synonyms: Aghast, Appalled, Dismayed
Similar to: Afraid



Definition of Shocked

1. Adjective. surprised, startled, confused, or taken aback. ¹

2. Verb. (past of shock) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shocked

1. shock [v] - See also: shock

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shocked

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shocked (current term)
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Literary usage of Shocked

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"... however desirous of riches, is content to seek them by the humbler means of commerce and industry.fsi) shocked with the deformity of their figure, ..."

2. Life of George Washington by Washington Irving (1859)
"... BUT NOT DISCOURAGED AT THE REPUBLICAN MASSACRES WASHINGTON shocked HIS LETTER TO TH* MARCHIONESS LAFAYETTE. EARLY in 1792, Gouverneur Morris had ..."

3. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"nor frightened and shocked by the barbarity of the action.—CHESTERFIELD, PHILIP STANHOPE LORD, 1752, Letters to his Son. The invention of dramatic art, ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"She neither smiled when he was witty, nor looked shocked at his levities. Only once, when, by a direct appeal to her, silence was impossible, she said, ..."

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