Translation of "shock" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

shock

noun uk /ʃɒk/ us /ʃɑːk/
SURPRISE 驚訝

B1 [ C or U ] (the emotional or physical reaction to) a sudden, unexpected, and usually unpleasant event or experience

令人震驚的事件(或經歷);驚愕,震驚
Her mother's death came as a great shock - it was so unexpected. 她母親的去世讓人倍感震驚——簡直太出乎意料了。
It was such a loud crash - it gave me/I got quite a shock. 轟隆一聲巨響就撞上了——真把我嚇了一跳。
It was a shock to see her looking so ill. 看到她病得如此厲害,真讓人震驚。
I was in (a state of) shock for about two weeks after the accident. 意外發生後,我有約兩個星期都處於驚魂未甫的狀態。
UK Manchester City suffered a shock defeat (= completely unexpected defeat) at the weekend. 法國隊週末十分意外地被義大利隊擊敗。
a shock to the system

an unpleasant feeling that you experience when something new or unusual happens

(新的或不常見的事物)讓人感到難以應對(或不快)
It's really hard getting back to work after three months off - it's quite a shock to the system. 三個月的休假之後,真的很難回到工作狀態——感覺很不適應。
ELECTRICITY

C2 [ C ] an electric shock

觸電;電擊
Ow! - I got a shock from that lamp! 哎喲!——我被那盞燈電了一下!
ILLNESS

[ U ] a medical condition caused by severe injury, pain, loss of blood, or fear that slows down the flow of blood around the body

休克
Several passengers from the wrecked vehicle were taken to hospital suffering from shock. 出事的車上有幾位乘客處於休克狀態,被送往醫院。
DAMAGING EFFECT 破壞性效果

C2 [ U ] the effect of one object violently hitting another, causing damage or a slight movement

衝擊,劇烈震動
For running on hard roads, you need shoes with extra cushioning to absorb (= reduce) the shock. 在堅硬的路面上奔跑時,需要穿具有超強緩衝力的鞋子。
OFFENDED 冒犯

[ U ] a feeling of being offended or upset by something you consider wrong or unacceptable

憤怒,生氣,不快
You should have seen the look of shock on her face when he started swearing! 你真應該看看他開始用粗話罵人時,她臉上那又驚又氣的表情!
HAIR 頭髮

[ S ] a large and noticeable mass of hair

惹眼的一大團毛髮
The baby had a shock of bright red hair.

Idiom(s)

verb [ I or T ] uk /ʃɒk/ us /ʃɑːk/
OFFEND 冒犯

B2 to offend or upset someone by doing or saying something that they consider is immoral or unacceptable

(使)憤怒,(使)生氣,(使)不快
The advertisements were designed to shock - that was the whole point of the campaign. 這些廣告爲的就是要驚世駭俗——這就是此次活動的全部意義。
[ + obj + to infinitive ] I think it shocks him to hear women talking about sex. 我想他聽到女人談論性會很憤慨。
SURPRISE 驚訝

B2 to make someone feel upset or surprised

(使)震驚,(使)驚愕
The photographs of starving children shocked people into giving money. 那些饑餓兒童的照片讓人們深感震驚,紛紛解囊相助。
The news of the accident shocked the family deeply. 那則意外的消息讓全家人深感震驚。
shockable adjective uk /ˈʃɒk.ə.bəl/ us /ˈʃɑː.kə.bəl/

I have to be careful what I say to my mother - she's very shockable (= easily offended). 我跟母親說話要特別小心——她非常容易生氣。
shocked adjective uk /ʃɒkt/ us /ʃɑːkt/

B1

After his announcement, there was a shocked silence. 他宣佈完之後,大家一時震驚無語。
[ + to infinitive ] We were shocked to see smoke pouring out of the roof. 看到屋頂上冒出滾滾濃煙,我們不由得嚇呆了。

(Translation of “shock” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)