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shocked

adjective
     
shocked S3
1 feeling surprised and upset by something very unexpected and unpleasant
shocked by
I was deeply shocked by Jo's death.
shocked at
He is shocked at what happened to his son.
shocked look/expression/voice etc
She gave him a shocked look.
For a few minutes she stood in shocked silence.
We were too shocked to talk.
2 very offended because something seems immoral or socially unacceptable
shocked by
Many people were shocked by the film when it first came out.
shocked at
They were deeply shocked at her behaviour.
WORD FOCUS: shocked WORD FOCUS: shocked
similar words: horrified, stunned, shaken, traumatized, outraged, aghast written
shocked surprised

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