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Spanish translation of “shock”

shock

noun /ʃok/
a severe emotional disturbance The news gave us all a shock. (often electric shock) the effect on the body of an electric current He got a slight shock when he touched the live wire. a sudden blow coming with great force the shock of an earthquake. a medical condition caused by a severe mental or physical shock
shock, choque
He was suffering from shock after the crash.
shocker noun a very unpleasant person or thing This headache is a real shocker. shocking adjective causing horror or dismay shocking news. very bad a shocking cold. shockingly adverb very
escandalosamente
shockingly expensive.
very badly
muy mal
It was shockingly made.
shock absorber noun a device (in a motor car etc) for reducing the effect of bumps.
(Definition of shock from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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