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1. culture

noun. ['ˈkʌltʃɝ'] a particular society at a particular time and place.

Synonyms

  • Indus civilization
  • Mycenaean culture
  • Minoan civilisation
  • Helladic culture
  • Aegean civilization
  • civilization
  • civilisation
  • Paleo-American culture
  • Helladic civilization
  • Minoan culture
  • Paleo-Amerind culture
  • Mycenaean civilisation
  • Aegean civilisation
  • Minoan civilization
  • Paleo-Indian culture
  • Mycenaean civilization
  • subculture
  • Helladic civilisation
  • society
  • Western civilization
  • Western culture

Antonyms

  • devolution
  • decline
  • begin
  • defeat

Etymology

  • cultura (Latin)
  • cultus (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word culture-shock


1. Noun Phrase
It’s called reverse culture shock.

2. Noun Phrase
Given time and patience, you should be able to overcome the culture shock.

2. culture

noun. ['ˈkʌltʃɝ'] the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group.

Synonyms

  • appreciation
  • letters
  • discernment
  • taste
  • mass culture
  • perceptiveness

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • dislike
  • insensitivity
  • unperceptiveness

Etymology

  • cultura (Latin)
  • cultus (Latin)

3. culture

noun. ['ˈkʌltʃɝ'] all the knowledge and values shared by a society.

Synonyms

  • acculturation
  • mental object
  • meme
  • cognitive content

Antonyms

  • cenogenesis
  • palingenesis
  • narrowing
  • nonproliferation

Etymology

  • cultura (Latin)
  • cultus (Latin)

4. culture

noun. ['ˈkʌltʃɝ'] (biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar).

Synonyms

  • starter
  • maturation
  • ontogeny
  • ontogenesis
  • growing
  • development

Antonyms

  • judiciousness
  • injudiciousness
  • incomprehension
  • folly

Etymology

  • cultura (Latin)
  • cultus (Latin)

5. shock

noun. ['ˈʃɑːk'] the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally.

Synonyms

  • daze
  • stupefaction

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • succeed
  • understate

6. shock

verb. ['ˈʃɑːk'] surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off.

Synonyms

  • ball over
  • take aback
  • blow out of the water
  • galvanise
  • galvanize
  • floor
  • surprise

Antonyms

  • anchovy butter
  • fishpaste
  • oleomargarine
  • paste

7. shock

verb. ['ˈʃɑːk'] strike with disgust or revulsion.

Synonyms

  • scandalize
  • outrage
  • churn up
  • disgust
  • scandalise
  • sicken
  • appal
  • nauseate
  • offend
  • revolt

Antonyms

  • margarine
  • pimento butter
  • nut butter
  • humus

8. shock

noun. ['ˈʃɑːk'] a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body.

Synonyms

  • inborn reflex
  • reflex action
  • instinctive reflex
  • electric shock
  • unconditioned reflex
  • innate reflex
  • physiological reaction
  • reflex
  • reflex response

Antonyms

  • liking
  • better
  • keep
  • respect

9. shock

noun. ['ˈʃɑːk'] the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat.

Synonyms

  • impact
  • scrap
  • fighting
  • fight

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • refrain
  • defend
  • explode

10. shock

noun. ['ˈʃɑːk'] an instance of agitation of the earth's crust.

Synonyms

  • temblor
  • seism
  • earthquake
  • seismic disturbance

Antonyms

  • nonoperational
  • make peace
  • surrender
  • promote
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