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Another word for shock

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Noun
  1. Violent forcible contact between two or more things

      1. A heavy blow or collision:
      2. A violent breaking of something or the noise made by such breaking:
      3. A drink made of mint, sugar, soda water, and alcoholic liquor, usually brandy.
      1. The hitting or impact of one body against another, as the hammer of a firearm against a cap
      2. Percussion instruments or their players considered as a group.
      3. A method of medical diagnosis in which various areas of the body, especially the chest, back, and abdomen, are tapped to determine by resonance the condition of internal organs.
      1. The cause of such a feeling:
      2. A shock or surprise
      3. A sudden, strong feeling of surprise or disappointment; a shock.
      1. As much as a jar will hold
      2. A vibration due to a sudden impact
      3. A small, approximately cylindrical container, normally made of glass or clay, for holding fruit, preserves, etc., or for ornamental purposes.
      1. A striking together; violent contact; collision
      2. The power of an event, idea, etc. to produce changes, move the feelings, etc.
      3. The effect or impression of one person or thing on another:
      1. Starched reinforced fabric used to strengthen a book binding or the spine of a bound book.
      2. A sudden failure of a program or operating system, usually without serious consequences.
      3. (Computers) A sudden failure of a hard drive caused by damaging contact between the head and the storage surface, often resulting in the loss of data on the drive.
      1. An injury to an organ, especially the brain, produced by a violent blow and followed by a temporary or prolonged loss of function.
      2. (Med.) A condition of impaired functioning of some organ, esp. the brain, as a result of a violent blow or impact
      3. A violent shaking; agitation; shock, as from impact
      1. A clash or conflict of opinions, interests, etc.
      2. A condition of opposition or conflict between two or more people or things:
      3. The act of colliding, or coming together with sudden, violent force
      1. A raised or rounded spot; a bulge.
      2. (Slang) A shot of hard liquor, sometimes accompanied by a beer chaser.
      3. (Sports) A pass in volleyball made by redirecting the ball with the inside of the forearms, especially when extended and held together.
    See also:

    conflict

  2. Something that jars the mind or emotions

      1. An experience that causes severe anxiety or emotional distress, such as rape or combat:
      2. Serious injury to the body, as from physical violence or an accident:
      3. (Med.) Bodily injury, wound, or shock
      1. A sudden, strong feeling of surprise or disappointment; a shock.
      2. A sudden jarring or jerking motion, as from a blow.
      3. A sudden jerk or shake, as from a blow
      1. An unexpected shock or calamity.
      2. The state of blossoming:
      3. A mass of blossoms:
    See also:

    strike

  3. A group of things gathered haphazardly

      1. A confused heap
      2. An act of tumbling; a fall.
      3. A confused or disordered collection or amount of something:
      1. A number of arms, esp. three rifles, leaning against one another on end so as to form a pyramid
      2. The main area where books are shelved in a library
      3. An English measure of coal or cut wood, equal to 108 cubic feet (3.06 cubic meters).
      1. A soft, velvety, raised surface on a rug, fabric, etc., produced by making yarn loops on the body of the material and, often, shearing them
      2. (Heraldry) A wedge-shaped bearing with the point usually downward
      3. A long, heavy timber or beam driven into the ground, sometimes under water, to support a bridge, dock, etc.
      1. A large heap:
      2. A natural elevation of the earth's surface having considerable mass, generally steep sides, and a height greater than that of a hill.
      3. A huge quantity:
      1. A group of things collected in a mass or heap:
      2. A natural elevation, such as a small hill.
      3. A heap or bank of earth, sand, etc. built over a grave, in a fortification, etc.
      1. An amount of food, as for a meal, course, or dish:
      2. A disorderly or confused collection or mass of things; jumble; hodgepodge
      3. Something that is disorderly or dirty, as a accumulation or heap:
      1. A unified body of matter with no specific shape:
      2. A musical setting of certain parts of the Mass, especially the Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, and Agnus Dei.
      3. A lump or aggregate of coherent material:
      1. (Slang, Baseball) The pitcher's mound
      2. An incline, especially of a road; a slope.
      3. A natural elevation of the earth's surface, typically rounded and smaller than a mountain
      1. (Informal) A great number or amount
      2. A pile, mass, or mound of things jumbled together
      3. A group of things placed or thrown, one on top of the other:
      1. The deviation of a ship, airplane, rocket, etc. from its path, caused by side currents or winds
      2. Something moving along in a current of air or water:
      3. A bank or pile, as of sand or snow, heaped up by currents of air or water.
      1. The type of bright, billowy cloud with a dark, flat base, that develops vertically through all cloud levels and consists mostly of water droplets
      2. A pile, mound, or heap.
      3. A heap; mass; pile
      1. A place of safekeeping or storage:
      2. A supply or stock for future or emergency use:
      3. A piled-up mass, as of snow or clouds; a heap:
      1. (Geography) An extended city area comprising the built-up area of a central city and any suburbs linked by continuous urban area.
      2. State of being collected in a mass; a mass; cluster.
      3. A confused or jumbled mass:
    See also:

    order

Verb
  1. To deprive of courage or the power to act as a result of fear, anxiety, or disgust

    See also:

    fear

  2. To affect with a strong feeling of moral aversion

    See also:

    right

  3. To inflict physical or mental injury or distress on

    See also:

    help

  4. To cause to experience a sudden momentary shock

      1. To alarm, frighten, or surprise suddenly.
      2. To become alarmed, frightened, or surprised.
      3. To surprise, frighten, or alarm suddenly or unexpectedly; esp., to cause to start, or move involuntarily, as from sudden fright
      1. To move or dislodge with a sudden, hard blow; strike heavily or jarringly:
      2. To shock or surprise
      3. To cause to move jerkily:
      1. To excite suddenly and violently, especially by something highly delightful or inspiriting; to thrill.
      2. To give a shock of excitement to; thrill
      3. To cause electricity to pass through; to affect by electricity; to give an electric shock to.

Another word for shock

Noun
  1. The effect of physical impact

      1. An unexpected shock or calamity.
      2. The state of blossoming:
      3. A mass of blossoms:
      1. The remains of something that has been wrecked, especially an automobile that has crashed:
      2. A person who is physically or mentally worn out.
      3. An automobile or railroad collision or accident:
      1. A violent conflict or confrontation.
      2. A harsh noise, as of a collision
      3. A loud, harsh noise, such as that made by two metal objects in collision.
      1. (Computers) A sudden failure of a hard drive caused by damaging contact between the head and the storage surface, often resulting in the loss of data on the drive.
      2. A sudden failure of a program or operating system, usually without serious consequences.
      3. A sudden loud noise, as of an object breaking:
    See also:

    collision

  2. The effect of a mental blow

      1. A group of psychiatric symptoms, including heightened emotionality, attention-seeking behavior, and preoccupation with physical symptoms that may not be explainable by a medical condition. The term hysteria is no longer in clinical use, and such symptoms are currently attributed to any of several psychiatric conditions, including somatic symptom disorder, conversion disorder, and histrionic personality disorder.
      2. Behavior exhibiting excessive or uncontrollable emotion, such as fear or panic.
      3. Any outbreak of wild, uncontrolled excitement or feeling, such as fits of laughing and crying
      1. Something that excites:
      2. The condition of being excited.
      3. An exciting or being excited; agitation
    See also:

    confusion

  3. The after-effect of physical harm

      1. Serious injury to the body, as from physical violence or an accident:
      2. Severe emotional or mental distress caused by an experience:
      3. (Med.) Bodily injury, wound, or shock
      1. An abrupt failure of function, strength, or health; a breakdown.
      2. An abrupt loss of perceived value or of effect:
      3. The act of collapsing; a falling in or together; failure or breakdown, as in business or health
      1. Mental or moral dullness or apathy
      2. A state of reduced sensibility or consciousness:
      3. A state in which the mind and senses are dulled; partial or complete loss of sensibility, as from the use of a narcotic or from shock
      1. A violent shaking; agitation; shock, as from impact
      2. An injury to an organ, especially the brain, produced by a violent blow and followed by a temporary or prolonged loss of function.
      3. (Med.) A condition of impaired functioning of some organ, esp. the brain, as a result of a violent blow or impact
Verb
  1. To disturb one's self-control

      1. To astonish and bewilder.
      2. To astonish, bewilder or dazzle.
      3. To bewilder with sudden surprise; astonish greatly; amaze
      1. To stir up interest and support through speeches and writing so as to produce changes
      2. To arouse interest in (a cause, for example) by use of the written or spoken word; discuss or debate.
      3. To cause to move with violence or sudden force.
      1. To cause to make a quick involuntary movement or start.
      2. To surprise, frighten, or alarm suddenly or unexpectedly; esp., to cause to start, or move involuntarily, as from sudden fright
      3. To become alarmed, frightened, or surprised.
    See also:

    disturb

  2. To disturb one's sense of propriety

  3. To jar

      1. To put into a specified condition by or as if by a blow:
      2. To move or dislodge with a sudden, hard blow; strike heavily or jarringly:
      3. To shake up or jar, as with a bumpy ride or sharp blow
      1. To cause to move with violence or sudden force.
      2. To move violently
      3. To stir up or shake up
      1. To scatter or strew by jerky movements:
      2. To shake hands:
      3. To remove or dislodge by jerky movements:
    See also:

    jar