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  • adj. Able to be shocked
  • adj. Easily shocked

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. capable of being shocked


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  • The research focused on "shockable" forms - ventricular fibrillation (unco-ordinated contraction of the heart) or pulseless ventricular tachycardia (excessively fast heart rhythm that fails to produce a pulse).

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  • The researchers noted, however, that about 80 per cent of people who suffered cardiac arrest in public had a condition that was "shockable," compared with 36 per cent of those who arrested at home.

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  • Also note that an AED will not shock the patient unless they have a "shockable" heart rythm (V-Fib or V-Tach).

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  • But I was in my late teens or early twenties when I read the diaries and I think I was much less shockable then than I am now …

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  • But businessmen, I have since come to realize, are the least shockable of characters, far less so than soldiers and politicians.


  • The St. Bartholomew's Day massacre is particularly gruesome, and I'm not easily shockable.

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  • Some fans of "" The Drew Carey Show, '' his G-rated ABC sitcom, however, might be more shockable.

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  • Constitution and the Bill of Rights will depend on more than the decisions of honest judges and the testimony of honest and shockable public servants like

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  • For a start, if it _was_ a famous well-read blog - and I had a big potentially shockable readership to think about - I wouldn't ever have the nerve to blog re this particular subject.

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  • Even after the experience of this half a day, she remained shockable.

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