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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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For hemorrhagic and traumatic shock, a MEWS score >5 and use of second-choice vasopressor indicated a diverse outcome; however, RBC transfusion was associated with a better outcome.
If the newer traumatic shock can evoke an older one and in turn add meaning to the recent trauma, then traumatic temporality assumes the quality of what LaPlanche would later term the "seesaw effect" (in Caruth 2002: 102) which in its mutual movement adds to the haunting belatedness and repetitiveness of re-enactments and nightmares from which trauma victims suffer.
How could a humiliated, weakened, beaten, bleeding, mangled mess of a man already suffering from breathing difficulties, as well as hypovolemic and traumatic shock, carry a t-shaped cross that weighed between 175 and 200 pounds?
Instead, they must be seen as having been shaped by "the traumatic shock of economic, political, and cultural modernity itself.
The half-marathons she runs, and the strict vegetarian diet she follows made her body strong and healthy enough to recover from such a traumatic shock.
The killing has shocked the nation and today Marcus was said to be suffering post traumatic shock.
Trauma then is likened to poetry, in that poetry's absence of meaning is a loss of the poetic self in the same way that a traumatic shock is the self's annihilation: trauma is the absence of meaning (64).
The devastation of the civil war and the revolution must have been a traumatic shock to Florovsky who was a reflective, studious, philosophically inclined, and religious young man.
They were suffering traumatic shock, shaking and talking at speed.
From a morale point of view, he is not in traumatic shock.
These three events, although seemingly disparate, have one crucial element in common: The people present during these incidents experienced a traumatic shock that can have severe emotional effects for days, months or possibly even years.
Zapol, MD, Emeritus Anesthetist-in-Chief and Director of the MGH Anesthesia Center for Critical Care Research, on BTI's new oxygen carrier for traumatic shock and ischemia, IPOXYN(TM), will be presented at the "XIII International Symposium on Blood Substitutes and Oxygen Therapeutics" to be held July 27th-29th at MGH.
The general contraindications to replantation include marked symptoms of cardiopulmonary or hepatic insufficiency, traumatic shock of stage III, diabetes mellitus and others.
BOTTLING up feelings after a traumatic shock may be a better strategy than letting them spill out, a study has found.
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