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Translation of "shock" - English-German dictionary

shock

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 schockierend shocking news. very bad schrecklich a shocking cold. shockingly adverb very schrecklich shockingly expensive. very badly miserable It was shockingly made. shock absorber noun a device (in a motor car etc) for reducing the effect of bumps. der Stoßdämpfer
(Definition of shock from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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