shock

(redirected from allergic shock)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • noun
  • verb
  • adj

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

Synonyms

to inflict physical or mental injury or distress on

to cause to experience a sudden momentary shock

Synonyms for shock

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

Synonyms

Related Words

the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat

Synonyms

(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

Synonyms

Related Words

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

a bushy thick mass (especially hair)

Related Words

a sudden jarring impact

Related Words

strike with disgust or revulsion

strike with horror or terror

collide violently

Related Words

collect or gather into shocks

subject to electrical shocks

inflict a trauma upon

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
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.
Until rescue vehicles arrived Jones administered CPR to a man who had gone into allergic shock from a bee sting when his expired epinephrine pen did not work.
A WOMAN suffered a lifethreatening allergic shock when a poisonous spider bit her in her bathroom.
The symptoms of allergic shock can be treated - but there's no long-term cure for the disorder.