Translation of "shock" - English-French dictionary

shock

noun /ʃok/

a severe emotional disturbance

choc
The news gave us all a shock.

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

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

a sudden blow coming with great force

secousse
the shock of an earthquake.

a medical condition caused by a severe mental or physical shock

choc
He was suffering from shock after the crash.
shocker noun

a very unpleasant person or thing

horreur
This headache is a real shocker.
shocking adjective

causing horror or dismay

bouleversant
shocking news.

very bad

épouvantable
a shocking cold.
shockingly adverb

very

affreusement
shockingly expensive.

very badly

très mal
It was shockingly made.
shock absorber noun

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

amortisseur (de chocs)

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