Definition of rude shock
- If you think this job is going to be easy, you're in for a rude shock.
: being in a rough or unfinished state : crude
: natural, raw
: primitive, undeveloped
: 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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