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shaken

adjective
     
shak‧en also shaken up [not usually before noun]
upset, shocked, or frightened by something that has happened to you:
'How's Jacob?' 'Pretty shaken up, but he'll be all right.'
He was badly shaken after the attack.
WORD FOCUS: shocked WORD FOCUS: shocked
similar words: horrified, stunned, shaken, traumatized, outraged, aghast written
shocked

See also
shocked

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