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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shock, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shocked p. pr. & vb. n. Shocking.]
 1. To give a shock to; to cause to shake or waver; hence, to strike against suddenly; to encounter with violence.
 Come the three corners of the world in arms,
 And we shall shock them.   --Shak.
    I shall never forget the force with which he shocked De Vipont.   --Sir W. Scott.
 2. To strike with surprise, terror, horror, or disgust; to cause to recoil; as, his violence shocked his associates.
    Advise him not to shock a father's will.   --Dryden.
 3. Physiol. To subject to the action of an electrical discharge so as to cause a more or less violent depression or commotion of the nervous system.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : struck with fear, dread, or consternation [syn: aghast(p),
             appalled, dismayed]