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1. 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

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Rhymes with Shock

  • hassebrock
  • overstock
  • interlock
  • antilock
  • antiknock
  • restock
  • bangkok
  • ballcock
  • unlock
  • undock
  • strock
  • sprock
  • skroch
  • pathak
  • o'clock
  • estok
  • elcock
  • alcock
  • ad-hoc
  • adcock
  • vlok
  • stokke
  • stocke
  • stock
  • staack
  • srock
  • spock
  • smock
  • skok
  • shrock

Sentences with shock


1. Noun, singular or mass
At that point, the dog might go into shock, collapse and die.

Quotes about shock


1. Success comes to a writer as a rule, so gradually that it is always something of a shock to him to look back and realize the heights to which he has climbed.
- P. G. Wodehouse

2. I think it's part of the responsibility of an artist to shock, to upset, to make people think differently, and to surprise people. And that's where the good humor is, if there's a surprise and there's something unexpected. Something that's not normal, not in the realm of general living expectations.
- Bill Plympton

3. And when at last you find someone to whom you feel you can pour out your soul, you stop in shock at the words you utter— they are so rusty, so ugly, so meaningless and feeble from being kept in the small cramped dark inside you so long.
- Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. shock

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

Synonyms

  • impact
  • scrap
  • fighting
  • fight

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • refrain
  • defend
  • explode

6. shock

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

Synonyms

  • temblor
  • seism
  • earthquake
  • seismic disturbance

Antonyms

  • nonoperational
  • make peace
  • surrender
  • promote

7. shock

noun. ['ˈʃɑːk'] an unpleasant or disappointing surprise.

Synonyms

  • blow
  • surprise

Antonyms

  • action
  • activeness
  • outfield

8. shock

noun. ['ˈʃɑːk'] (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.

Synonyms

  • distributive shock
  • hypovolemic shock
  • obstructive shock
  • insulin reaction
  • insulin shock
  • prostration
  • cardiogenic shock

Antonyms

  • hope
  • uncoiled
  • right
  • hate

9. shock

noun. ['ˈʃɑːk'] a sudden jarring impact.

Synonyms

  • bump
  • jounce
  • jar
  • blow

Antonyms

  • euphemism
  • disarrange
  • empty
  • take

10. shock

noun. ['ˈʃɑːk'] a pile of sheaves of grain set on end in a field to dry; stalks of Indian corn set up in a field.

Synonyms

  • cumulation
  • mound
  • agglomerate
  • heap
  • pile

Antonyms

  • fearlessness
  • alarming
  • unalarming
  • encourage
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