in a state of shock


Definition of in a state of shock

1 : experiencing a sudden usually unpleasant or upsetting feeling because of something unexpected They were in a state of shock after hearing the news.
2 medical : suffering from a serious condition in which the body is not able to get enough blood to all the parts of the body He was in a state of shock after the accident.

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“In a state of shock.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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