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Synonyms for shock

Synonyms for shock

violent forcible contact between two or more things

something that jars the mind or emotions

to deprive of courage or the power to act as a result of fear, anxiety, or disgust

to affect with a strong feeling of moral aversion

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to inflict physical or mental injury or distress on

to cause to experience a sudden momentary shock

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

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the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat

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(pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells

an instance of agitation of the earth's crust

an unpleasant or disappointing surprise

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a pile of sheaves of grain set on end in a field to dry

a bushy thick mass (especially hair)

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a sudden jarring impact

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strike with disgust or revulsion

strike with horror or terror

collide violently

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collect or gather into shocks

subject to electrical shocks

inflict a trauma upon

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References in periodicals archive ?
A stray peanut biscuit wrapper was lying nearby - and the peanut vapour was enough to send her almost instantly into allergic shock.
Dural puncture * Hypotension (29%) * Nausea, vomiting, shivering (frequent) * Prolonged labor * Uneven, incomplete, or nonexistent pain relief * Feelings of emotional detachment * Respiratory insufficiency or paralysis * Convulsions * Toxic drug reactions * Slight to severe headache * Septic meningitis * Allergic shock * Cardiac arrest * Maternal death
Adverse immune responses can both reduce a drug's efficacy and cause serious adverse reactions such as neutralizing antibodies or allergic shock.
Leann Rickaby suffered an allergic shock when she bit into a chip dipped in curry at an Indian restaurant.