Translation of "shock" - English-German dictionary


noun /ʃok/

a severe emotional disturbance

der Schock
The news gave us all a shock.

(often electric shock) the effect on the body of an electric current

der Schlag
He got a slight shock when he touched the live wire.

a sudden blow coming with great force

der Stoß
the shock of an earthquake.

a medical condition caused by a severe mental or physical shock

der Schock
He was suffering from shock after the crash.
shocker noun

a very unpleasant person or thing

der Graus
This headache is a real shocker.
shocking adjective

causing horror or dismay

shocking news.

very bad

a shocking cold.
shockingly adverb


shockingly expensive.

very badly

It was shockingly made.
shock absorber noun

a device (in a motor car etc) for reducing the effect of bumps.

der Stoßdämpfer

(Translation of “shock” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)