- strike with horror or terror
"The news of the bombing shocked her"
- collide violently
- toestand t.g.v. ongeval, emotie, etc.; het is shock zijn
- (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
"loss of blood is an important cause of shock"
- uitwerking van een elektrische ontlading of stroom op het organisme
- a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body
"subjects received a small electric shock when they made the wrong response"
"electricians get accustomed to occasional shocks"
- a pile of sheaves of grain set on end in a field to dry; stalks of Indian corn set up in a field
"corn is bound in small sheaves and several sheaves are set up together in shocks"
"whole fields of wheat in shock"
- a bushy thick mass (especially hair)
"he had an unruly shock of black hair"
- What a shock!
- She died of shock.
- Tom is in shock.
- This watch is shock-proof.
- Betty got over the shock.
- He's in for a shock.
- She's in for a shock.
- Ellen was white with shock.
- Tom went into hypovolemic shock.
- I'm gonna shock the world!
- She got over a shock.
- It was such a shock.
- He recovered from the shock.
- The estimate was a complete shock!
- He went mad because of the shock.