1. [syn: aghast(p), appalled, dismayed, shocked]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Shock \Shock\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shocked; p. pr. & vb. n.
Shocking.] [OE. schokken; cf. D. schokken, F. choquer, Sp.
chocar. [root]161. Cf. Chuck to strike, Jog, Shake,
Shock a striking, Shog, n. & v.]
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.
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.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: struck with fear, dread, or consternation [syn:
aghast(p), appalled, dismayed, shocked]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
21 Moby Thesaurus words for "shocked":
agape, appalled, bowled down, confounded, dismayed, dumbfounded,
electrified, horrified, jarred, jolted, offended, outraged,
overwhelmed, shaken, shaken up, shook, shook up, staggered,
startled, taken aback, thunderstruck