shocked

[ UK /ʃˈɒkt/ ]
[ US /ˈʃɑkt/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. struck with fear, dread, or consternation
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How To Use shocked In A Sentence

  • Labour is naturally a bit shell-shocked finding itself out of office for the first time in 13 years. Times, Sunday Times
  • The acrimony of the dispute has shocked a lot of people.
  • The passengers were badly shocked but unharmed.
  • Painter and decorator Geoffrey Jenks was so shocked when he failed a roadside breath test, he felt his Cokes must have been spiked, Kennet magistrates in Devizes heard on Tuesday.
  • This World War II romance film makes Amanda feel all warm and cozy, as only stories of convicts and shell-shocked veterans can.
  • I'm not easily shocked, but that book really is obscene.
  • I was shocked by her appearance, her weak condition and the fact that the trolley was vibrating with her trembling.
  • Dahl came to admire him, although he described him as “quite an erk,”** and was shocked to discover that he could barely draw. Storyteller
  • Shocked by the results of the elections, they now want to challenge the validity of the vote.
  • Solicitors who handle claimant personal injury claims are shocked. Times, Sunday Times
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