(facetious) (esp of newspaper headlines) sensationalistic: shock-horror stories about the British diet
adjective 1. causing intense surprise, disgust, horror, etc. 2. very bad: shocking manners. noun 1. a sudden and violent blow or impact; collision. 2. a sudden or violent disturbance or commotion: the shock of battle. 3. a sudden or violent disturbance of the mind, emotions, or sensibilities: The burglary was a shock to her sense […]
adjective 1. causing intense surprise, disgust, horror, etc. 2. very bad: shocking manners. adjective 1. causing shock, horror, or disgust 2. shocking pink, a vivid or garish shade of pink 3. (informal) very bad or terrible: shocking weather
noun 1. a radio disc jockey or host who features offensive or controversial material. noun 1. (informal) a radio disc jockey who is deliberately controversial or provocative shnozz
- Shock lung
shock lung n. The development of edema, impaired perfusion, and reduction in alveolar space so that the alveoli collapse, occurring during shock. Also called pump lung.