Synonyms and Antonyms for toxic-shock

1. toxic shock (n.)

syndrome resulting from a serious acute (sometimes fatal) infection associated with the presence of staphylococcus; characterized by fever and diarrhea and nausea and diffuse erythema and shock; occurs especially in menstruating women using highly absorbent tampons


2. shock (n.)

the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally

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4. shock (v.)

surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off

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5. shock (v.)

strike with disgust or revulsion

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6. shock (n.)

the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat

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7. shock (n.)

a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body

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8. shock (n.)

an unpleasant or disappointing surprise

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9. shock (n.)

an instance of agitation of the earth's crust

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10. shock (n.)

(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

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