To give a shock to; to cause to shake or waver; hence, to strike against suddenly; to encounter with violence.
To strike with surprise, terror, horror, or disgust; to cause to recoil; as, his violence shocked his associates.
an unpleasant or disappointing surprise; "it came as a shock to learn that he was injured"
surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off; "I was floored when I heard that I was promoted"
strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"
strike with horror or terror; "The news of the bombing shocked her"