Definitions

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  • adjective surprised, startled, confused, or taken aback.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of shock.

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

  • adjective struck with fear, dread, or consternation

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Examples

  • Bill Donohue claimed to be shocked, *shocked* that anyone could possibly talk about the Holy Spirit that way, but he knows how Catholics talk when they think the priest isn't listening and sometimes when he is, and Amanda is just gesturing in the direction of the iceberg.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • Bill Donohue claimed to be shocked, *shocked* that anyone could possibly talk about the Holy Spirit that way, but he knows how Catholics talk when they think the priest isn't listening and sometimes when he is, and Amanda is just gesturing in the direction of the iceberg.

    Contextualizing Amanda Marcotte

  • We are shocked we tell you, absolutely shocked* that such a thing would happen.

    "BANPC" via James Bow in Google Reader

  • Does anyone know the official policy regarding blocking employee ... davesnyd: I am shocked, * shocked* that you would compare Monroe County to China.

    rochesterturning.com

  • Does anyone know the official policy regarding blocking employee ... davesnyd: I am shocked, * shocked* that you would compare Monroe County to China.

    rochesterturning.com

  • If you attended Trinity University (Presbyterian), St. Mary’s (Catholic) or Baylor (Baptist) for four years and are then shocked, *shocked* to see mention of the Lord on your diploma, you may be either incredibly self-absorbed or anidiot.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » A Sad Victory for Thuggery in Texas

  • The name shocked me so much that I snapped my head around to look at the thing.

    Elixir

  • No doubt the term shocked you, and yet it conveyed something very like the exact truth.

    Mohun, or, the Last Days of Lee

  • Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh's decision to not seek another term shocked his fellow Democrats and gave Republicans another chance to bring down the Democratic majority in Congress.

    RSSMicro Search - Top News on RSS Feeds

  • Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh's decision to not seek another term shocked his fellow Democrats and gave Republicans another chance to bring down the Democratic majority in Congress.

    RSSMicro Search - Top News on RSS Feeds

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