Definition of shocked
1a : affected by shock : stricken with sudden mental or emotional disturbance "Oh, no!" Mrs. Quimby was shocked. "How much is that going to cost?"— Beverly Cleary … I am so shocked to see him that I do not know what to do.— Jane Austen
b : showing or expressing shock Her voice faltered as she saw the shocked amazement on her father's face.— Mary Norton In place of a roar at the end of the year's most anticipated race, there was only a shocked silence.— Tim Layden
2 of a mineral : having a crystal structure that has been deformed by exposure to sudden extremely high pressure (as from a meteorite impact or a nuclear blast) Grains of shocked quartz have long been used as criteria for impact (extraterrestrial objects or nuclear bombs) …— Stephen Jay Gould
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