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shocked

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 affected with sudden and great wonder or surprise
  • the escaping bridegroom bid farewell to the shocked wedding guests as he ran out the door

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2 filled with disgust
  • we were shocked at the appalling conditions in the prison

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shocked

verb
past tense of shock

Synonyms & Antonyms of shocked (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to make a strong impression on (someone) with something unexpected
  • were shocked by the way the law against public intoxication was constantly being broken

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The first known use of shocked was in 1675

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“Shocked.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shocked. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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