Definition of Shockable

1. Adjective. Capable of being shocked.

Exact synonyms: Narrow-minded
Antonyms: Unshockable

Definition of Shockable

1. Adjective. Able to be shocked ¹

2. Adjective. Easily shocked ¹

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Definition of Shockable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shockable

shock lung
shock mount
shock rock
shock sites
shock therapies
shock therapy
shock treatment
shock troop
shock troops
shock tube
shock wave
shock wave lithotripsy
shock waves
shockable (current term)
shocking dose
shocking pink

Literary usage of Shockable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Life of John Ruskin by William Gershom Collingwood (1900)
"... rather beyond his comprehension, for his parents were not of the shockable sort: with all their religion and strict Scotch morality, they could laugh at ..."

2. Jurgen and the Censor: Report of the Emergency Committee Organized to by James Branch Cabell, Edward Hale Bierstadt, Arnold Bennett, Theodore Dreiser, Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman, Sinclair Lewis, Christopher Morley, Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin, Owen Wister (1920)
"I consider myself to be a very ordinary sort of person, with a mind as shockable as that of either of the Rockefellers, Senior or Junior (particularly ..."

3. Blind Alley: Being the Picture of a Very Gallant Gentleman; the Adventures by Walter Lionel George (1919)
"You're not the shockable sort. Things don't amuse you or displease you; you just go paddling downstream, keeping in the middle." " That sounds very dull," ..."

4. Science and Industry (1901)
"... if they are of the shockable sort, at the display of verbal pyrotechnics that a man trying to turn back a slipped eccentric, whose set- screws have ..."

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