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See definition of shocked on Dictionary.com
  • adj.startled
  • adj.amazed

synonyms for shocked

  • aghast
  • amazed
  • appalled
  • astonished
  • dismayed
  • offended
  • stunned
  • astounded
  • upset
  • aghast
  • appalled
  • astonished
  • dismayed
  • frightened
  • appalling
  • degrading
  • humiliating
  • jarred
  • shocking
  • stupefied
  • deplorable
  • infra dig
  • opprobrious
  • percussive
  • squeamish
  • ugly
  • vulgar
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How to use shocked in a sentence

The first time I read it, I made an involuntary sound of shock that made a friend demand to know what was wrong.
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“It was a bit of a shock back then,” Jensen said when news broke that Bjerg had been signed, though mostly because he was one of the first players to be signed to a North American team from abroad.
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Electrocoagulation is a process that shocks pathogens out of water using small amounts of electricity, which separates gross stuff from the pure water molecule.
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The brutal, live-wire uncertainty of the pandemic’s first wave was a shock, but it spurred millions to adopt restrictions, driven by a sense of solidarity and fear.
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Its power to absorb the shock of storms, prevent flooding, and trap salt is unmatched.
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Not every company or industry is exposed to these potential shocks to the same degree.
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Some companies have made it a point to model prioritized risks, but they have often done so by looking at these shocks as discrete events.
WHY INVESTING IN SUPPLY CHAIN RESILIENCE PAYS OFFLBELANGER225NOVEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
In a supernova remnant and in the experiment, a small number of particles are accelerated when they cross over the shock wave, going back and forth repeatedly to build up energy.
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As the pandemic shock makes existing commercial properties less valuable — because workers and customers are afraid to return to them — their owners will struggle to roll over their mortgages.
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“I wasn’t shocked by anything,” Carroll said, “even though the conclusions should be shocking to the people of Maine.”
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