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.
Word by Word Definitions
: mode or condition of being
: condition of mind or temperament
: a condition of abnormal tension or excitement
: to set by regulation or authority
: to express the particulars of especially in words : report
: to express in words
: a pile of sheaves of grain or stalks of corn set up in a field with the butt ends down
: to collect into shocks
: the impact or encounter of individuals or groups in combat
: a violent shake or jar : concussion
: an effect of such violence
: to strike with surprise, terror, horror, or disgust
: to cause to undergo a physical or nervous shock
: to subject to the action of an electrical discharge
: bushy, shaggy
: a thick bushy mass (as of hair)
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