shocked - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    very surprised and upset by something bad that happens unexpectedly

    We were deeply shocked to hear of his sudden death.

    They listened in shocked silence.

    1. a.
      very offended or embarrassed by something that you consider immoral
      shocked by:

      People were shocked by the sex scenes in the film.

      shocked at:

      Parents are genuinely shocked at the widespread availability of drugs.