How to use Shocked in a sentence
I was shocked at how harsh reality can be.
She noticed his shocked expression.
Davis stared at her, too shocked to speak.
I was shocked when they told me.
She'd shocked them all.Advertisement
Katie wondered if she'd shocked her that badly or if there was some other reason Molly was so surprised.
He was probably too shocked to think of that yet, but it would come.
Lana sank to the ground, too shocked to register what to do next.
For a moment she was shocked by his words.
He turned, shocked to see the woman standing behind—and nearly above—him, a smile on her face.Advertisement
The wounded soldier was so dirty, coarse, and revolting that his proximity to the Emperor shocked Rostov.
He stared down at her, obviously shocked by his own violence.
Shocked, she wasn't able to move.
Martha spat with a viciousness that shocked Dean as much as the officer.
Jackson read the shocked look on my face.Advertisement
She blinked, shocked when he walked through the man with the green eyes as if he weren't there.
Shocked and horrified, she scrambled to rise from the floor.
She watched in horror as he pulled out a crumpled woman.s body, even more shocked to realize she recognized the woman.s face when Jade set her on the bed.
Sarah mirrored his shocked countenance.
She stared at the fire, shocked by the enormity of what she had done.Advertisement
He withdrew, not looking at the shocked man standing in the kitchen doorway.
He looked up to see a shocked Donald Ryland step out of his room.
I heard of it in Orel and you cannot imagine how it shocked me.
She stared at him, shocked by his bitter tone.
The look on Betsy's shocked face was priceless.Advertisement
He stayed with them and was shocked when the car left the road, bumping into a secluded copse, frightening the girl.
She was shocked and frightened as well.
The thought shocked him.
Edith at first looked shocked, but almost at once, her face melted to a resigned look—a condemned maiden mounting the guillotine steps, Joan of Arc as the match ignited her pyre.
She quickly closed her sketchbook and turned to face him with a shocked expression.Advertisement
A cynicism so unblushing shocked even the seasoned diplomats of the congress, who would have preferred that the king should have made a decent show of yielding to force.
But, on the whole, the religious sentiment strives to transcend the mythical conceptions of the gods, and is shocked and puzzled by the mythical narratives.
As the ancestors of the Greeks, with the Aryans of India, the Egyptians, and others advanced in civilization, their religious thought was shocked and surprised by myths (originally dating from the period of savagery, and natural in that period) which were preserved down to the time of Pausanias by local priesthoods, or which were stereotyped in the ancient poems of Hesiod and Homer, or in the Brahmanas and Vedas of India, or were retained in the popular religion of Egypt.
The fall of the city resounded throughout Islam, and shocked the Mahommedan princes of Andalusia into gravity and a sense of their position.
I could see her shocked face in the glow from a night light.Advertisement
He turned, shocked to see the woman standing behindâ€”and nearly aboveâ€”him, a smile on her face.
She heard very little of any of them but somehow managed to nod when required and even respond with words her shocked mind did not hear or understand.
Nishani had a tongue and habits that shocked all three sisters and did nothing short of aggravate Ne'Rin.
She ducked behind the fountain and saw someone shoving the broken stone door open, shocked to recognize the man leading the charge into the sacred chamber.
The cold floor on his bare feet shocked him to further awareness as he felt about for his slippers.Advertisement
Edith at first looked shocked, but almost at once, her face melted to a resigned lookâ€”a condemned maiden mounting the guillotine steps, Joan of Arc as the match ignited her pyre.
Once I located him, about as you'd expectâ€”shocked, couldn't believe it, blah, blah, blah.
His senses registered the shocked Guardians that stopped what they were doing to stare at him.
In 1984, Michael Buerk's report on the Ethiopian famine shocked the world into action.
We were all a shocked by the ferocity of the unseasonal deluge and the damage wrought on fields and crops.Advertisement
In the play she takes the role of narrator, recalling for a shocked 1972 congressional hearing the diabolical experiment.
Jesus wasn't shocked by the immorality of his own day.
I was deeply shocked by the sheer inhumanity, shown by the 'civilised ' world and wanted to know how this could have happened.
The British media occasionally pretends to be shocked that she charges appearance fees.
People who learn from history won't be so shocked by James Frey and his fictional memoir, A Million Little Lies.Advertisement
I was really shocked that I had some racist name-calling in my class.
He tried to cry out and was shocked to feel his ears twitch as he uttered a ringing neigh.
Her many friends and colleagues were shocked and saddened by the news.
The vet checked Sioux's liver and shocked me stating she had ingested poison!
Charles is shocked to learn that he may have contracted rabies through a dog bite on his arm.
The antics of the committee were so reprehensible, that all witnessing them, from all sides of the argument, were genuinely shocked.
Born Free were shocked to learn of a huge illegal shipment of elephant ivory that has been seized in Hong Kong.
After a few seconds of shocked silence Matt carefully replaced his arm about the other man and allowed the snuggle.
The good sorceress will be greatly shocked, I know.
Sarah spun round shocked to face those familiar handsome serious blue eyes and movie star good looks.
I was shocked at how controlled the whole thing was.
I was looking at a great triptych by Bosch and I got shocked.
The do-gooders continued to protest despite reports flooding in from around the country of regular truants being hauled off to school by shocked parents.
His immoral behavior shocked people. In 1905, he met the tsarina of Russia - Alexandra.
Many reformers, like Glapion, the Franciscan confessor of Charles V., who had read the Address with equanimity if not approval, were shocked by Luther's audacity in rejecting the prevailing fundamental religious conceptions.
Astute in small matters, he had no breadth of view or foresight; his policy was continually warped by his passions or caprices; he flaunted vices of the most sordid kind with a cynical indifference to public opinion, and shocked an age which was far from tenderhearted by his ferocity to vanquished enemies.
About the same time he shocked the authorities by pleading in University Hall for the wholesale support of Socialism among the undergraduates at Oxford.
But it has been shocked and jolted into reexamining what to be pro-European means in the times we live.
The whole public then would be shocked by the revelation that such a stereotype of male heterosexuality could in reality be homosexual.
Lani At 24, I was shocked to discover a strange outburst of what turned out to be herpes on my lips.
So so sorry 11th Jul 2005 Claire Wiles I was totally shocked and sickened to hear about this.
The good Sorceress will be greatly shocked, I know.
If septic and shocked, there will be a reduced splanchnic blood flow and an anastomosis will not heal well.
He was shocked to see one of his former residents being spoon fed, whereas she had always fed herself at The Grange.
She 's shocked by the sheer squalor of the place.
A Bradwell resident startled by strange noises in the chimney was shocked to discover a trapped owl.
I was shocked and terrified when he said all this !
Cries of anguish escaped the mouths of the shocked people.
Smaller trees will be less shocked by the transplanting, but larger trees will give you more instant gratification.
The student splurges on purchases and is shocked to find out how much is owed.
The judges were initially pleased with the kitchen's transformation, but on closer inspection, were shocked to find the job unfinished.
They were really shocked when I told them of my real age of 49!
People who are not scrapbookers are often shocked to discover how much time and energy is invested in making a finished layout.
Once you view some of the following dresses, you'll be shocked that you ever wanted to pay full price!
You might think the addict will walk out as soon as he or she sees everyone gathered around. but usually the person is shocked and curious enough to stay and hear what everyone has to say.
Your loved one will be shocked that you discovered his/her deception and will most likely deny it.
John was shocked when the orders for shower curtains exceeded those of blankets.
Many loyal customers were shocked and saddened by this news as it traveled through the shabby chic decorating blogosphere.
The world was shocked when Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes revealed their relationship.
The 29-year-old was found by his masseuse in his Manhattan, New York, apartment.The Australian-born actor's death shocked his fans, supporters and fellow celebrities.
The death of Tupac Shakur shocked the music world after the rapper/actor died from gunshot wounds September 13, 1996.
But alas, Pammy has shocked us before (like, by writing a book), and she has shocked us again by announcing her upcoming nuptials with none other than Kid Rock.
How shocked were you when she had her "accident"?
The announcement of Anna Nicole Smith's death on Thursday, February 8 shocked many and provided endless media coverage.
Their relationship shocked fans when Angelina became the "other woman" while Pitt was married to actress Jennifer Aniston.
Although initially shocked, her mother has been one of her biggest supporters.
Mom Lynne was reportedly "shocked" and "disappointed" when her youngest daughter delivered the news just before Thanksgiving.
Later in the day, however, the world would be shocked by another tragic loss.
Paula Abdul has responded to the "extreme fan's" death by publicly stating that she is "…deeply shocked and saddened" and that her "…heart and prayers go out to her family."
The sudden death of Billy Mays in June of 2009 shocked many people.
Her husband Jeff Richmond told Vanity Fair that Fey had been shocked, but "she just thought somebody marked her with a pen."
Fans were shocked, since Bullock is a well-loved actor and the couple had seemed stable and happy.
A Yelp reviewer added that she was shocked at the great deals on the clearance racks in the back of the store and ended up getting a range of items for 50 percent off the original price.
Some photos and videos posted on humor sites aren't so much jokes as moments guaranteed to inspire shocked laughter and a response like, "Dude, did you see that?"
The costume shocked audiences, but was allowed by censors since it had originated on ostensibly respectable stages in Europe, such as the Gaiety in London and the Folies Bergère in Paris.
If you've never shopped at outlet stores or outlet malls, you might be shocked to discover that you can buy designer wear at considerably cheaper prices than the original retail price.
You may be shocked at how large the amount is.
Warren Winiarski's 1973 Stag's Leap Wine Cellars S.L.V. shocked the French taking a first in the Paris Judgement for reds.
Clicking from one spreadsheet to another, she was shocked at the extent of his investments.
Betsy was shocked, but not me.
It was Martha's turn to be mildly shocked, Only in my dreams.
What we heard shocked us as Howie began to speak.
Somewhere there was a very shocked psychiatrist, with a million dollar client.
Sure, she's going to be shocked.
She seemed more genuinely shocked than irate.
He'd been too shocked yesterday to notice how much she changed.
Carmen watched them, shocked.
Shocked, Katie hesitated and then took it, the sugary taste soothing her headache as she swallowed.
He didn.t wait for the shocked leader of the Sanctuary to respond but took Kris into one of the empty rooms and laid him out on the bed.
Still half asleep, he glanced at the clock and was shocked to see he'd failed to set his alarm.
She was shocked and disturbed by his announcement but said little, allowing him to describe the happenings without interruption.
The two stood staring at the wall, shocked.
She kept her head low, avoiding his shocked eyes.
She held a hand to her shocked face.
Connor stood, shocked and embarrassed.
He pulled back abruptly with shocked eyes.
She was silent, shocked.
He'd barely survived the helo crash, she assessed, shocked.
There was no telling by the blank stares on their faces if they were shocked, disappointed or just plain bored.
She didn't seem shocked at losing her business associate.
When Alex told Bill that Carmen was going to move to his house, Katie was shocked.
For a minute after the patio door slid shut she stood in stunned silence, too shocked by his outburst to think of a response.
She stood in shocked silence as the plane left the ground.
And if everyone who hit their spouse landed in jail, we might be rather shocked at the percentage.
When the baby girl was finally born, Lori shocked them all.
Carmen stared at her, shocked and horrified.
He looked shocked at first, and then he frowned.
Too shocked to react, Jenn let her, until the earth bucked again.
He whipped around to face the speaker, too shocked to move.
He smiled, enjoying the shocked look on her face when he'd told her he loved her.
With all that in mind, she was shocked when Alex expressed his impression after Sam left.
He was watching her, his expression clearly shocked.
She withdrew, and Xander was shocked to feel the hunger gone after so short a drink.
It was almost as arresting as her sweet scent and the shocked look on her face that made him want to laugh.
He was never crowned at Babylon, which was in a perpetual state of revolt until, in 691 B.C., he shocked the religious and political conscience of Asia by razing the holy city of Babylon to the ground.
He has, indeed, described in graphic terms the greatest of the more superficial changes he underwent; how he had " carried into logical and ethical problems the maxims and postulates of physical knowledge," and had moved within the narrow lines drawn by the philosophical instructions of the class-room " interpreting human phenomena by the analogy of external nature "; how he served in willing captivity " the ` empirical ' and ` necessarian ' mode of thought," even though " shocked " by the dogmatism and acrid humours " of certain distinguished representatives "; 1 and how in a period of " second education " at Berlin, " mainly under the admirable guidance of Professor Trendelenburg," he experienced " a new intellectual birth" which " was essentially the gift of fresh conceptions, the unsealing of hidden openings of self-consciousness, with unmeasured corridors and sacred halls behind; and, once gained, was more or less available throughout the history of philosophy, and lifted the darkness from the pages of Kant and even Hegel."
It rudely shocked the traditional attitude of scholarship towards the history of our race.
At the same time her undisguised impatience of the cumbrous court etiquette shocked many people, and her taste for pleasure led her to seek the society of the comte d'Artois and his young and dissolute circle.
There he discredited himself by his vanity, and shocked even the populace of Madrid by appearing drunk at the theatre.
On returning to Wittenberg, he turned to the canon law, and was shocked to find it so completely at variance with his notions of Christianity.
He was sent by his parents to frequent the Roman schools, but shocked by the prevailing licentiousness he fled away.
When in 1881 he decided to join the Republican Association of his assembly district in New York City, members of his family were shocked.
But, even within the pale of the Roman Church, this identification provokes emphatic dissent, and is repudiated by all who are shocked by the effects of a onesided accentuation of political Catholicism on the inner life of the church, and are reluctant to see the priest playing the part of a political agitator.
Moreover, just at the end of the year a loss which greatly shocked and grieved the queen was experienced in the sudden death, at Windsor Castle, of the Dowager Lady Churchill, one of her oldest and most intimate friends.
Both Lutherans and Catholics on the continent were shocked.
His piety was genuine; simple and pure, he was shocked at any suggestion of impropriety, but his rebuke was only " Fie, for shame!
Robert Chambers, in the once famous Vestiges of Creation, interested and shocked his contemporaries by his denial of the fixity of species and his insistence on creation by progressive evolution, but had no better theory of the cause of variation than to suppose that organisms - "from the simplest and oldest to the highest and most recent" were possessed of "an inherent impulse, imparted by the Almighty both to advance them from the several grades and modify their structure as circumstances required."
He had embraced the Motazilite doctrine about free will and predestination, and was in particular shocked at the opinion which had spread among the Moslem doctors that the Koran was the uncreated word of God.
The five years (36-31 B.C.) which preceded the decisive encounter between the two rivals were wasted by Antony in fruitless campaigns, and in a dalliance with Cleopatra which shocked Roman sentiment.
We are little troubled, of course, with heresies, and are not shocked by the outbreaks of theological zeal; but where thought as well as action does not reach beyond the limits of earth and time, we do not find man in his best estate.
It would seem as if Anathoth were less corrupt than the capital, the moral state of which so shocked Jeremiah.
His unconventional preaching shocked the more staid members of the flock, but filled the church to overflowing with people unaccustomed to churchgoing.
Less than three months after his coronation the first insurrection broke out; it was headedstrangely enoughby the Bucking- duke of Buckingham, who seems to have been shocked mffii7on.
The Spanish and Venetian ambassadors in London were shocked at what they regarded as the indecent rejoicings over Elizabeths accession.
But the initial difficulties of the vast field of operations were greatly increased by the want of skill of the British leaders in adapting themselves to new conditions, while even loyalist sentiment was shocked by the employment of German mercenaries and Red Indian savages against men of English blood.
The act shocked the religious conscience of western Asia; the subsequent murder of Sennacherib was held to be an expiation of it, and his successor Esarhaddon hastened to rebuild the old city, to receive there his crown, and make it his residence during part of the year.
This unique ability was discovered recently and she is as shocked as anyone about possessing it.
The apathy of the German people west of the Rhine shocked Hitler.
Society's massive bulk will undoubtedly be shocked - short, sharp surges will pierce the delicate skin of the moral majority.
The shots showing Iraqis being brutalized by their American captors must have shocked the locals in Land of the Free.
Ghana's first cardinal seems shocked by the speed of his ascent.
He looks shocked at the suggestion, and a little crestfallen.
The disorganization of the Curia was appalling, the sale of offices became a veritable scandal, the least opposition to the Borgia was punished with death, and even in that corrupt age the state of things shocked public opinion.
Sometimes he consoled himself with the thought that he was only living this life temporarily; but then he was shocked by the thought of how many, like himself, had entered that life and that club temporarily, with all their teeth and hair, and had only left it when not a single tooth or hair remained.
Officials at the MoD are said to be shocked at BAE 's arrogance on the contract for the tanker aircraft.
He 's a white-haired studious old bird, more easily shocked than the spinsters.
Once menarche (the first period) begins, you may feel frightened, shocked, and confused.
Here are just a few that have both shocked and entertained fans.
Fans who can't get enough of Dr. McDreamy will be shocked to learn that Patrick Dempsey originally went after the part of Dr. Robert Chase on House, another medical drama.
John Rich's decision on who had truly "gone country" shocked everyone though - he chose Julio Igelesias Jr. and that decision left a lot of people scratching their heads.
You may be shocked to see how Cameron Diaz looked back in the day.
Both the soldiers and the public grew accustomed to the shirts, although at first people were still shocked to see men without a collared shirt in civilian life.
There's no sense in choosing a nice phone, only to be shocked by surprisingly high prepaid rates.
Millions of fans were shocked over the reveal of model-turned-talk-show-host Tyra Banks' real hair.
A salon-quality deep conditioner treatment will help repair shocked ends and can even restore protein if needed.
Employers aren't shocked when employees leave to pursue different career opportunities.
While many parents are initially shocked, most eventually provide their daughters with the support they need.
Though most of the world is shocked at Jamie Lynn's announcement, it seems to have been some time in the making.
Consequently, a number of visitors are shocked to see bodies of all ages and sizes.
Who was Rudi Gernreich, and what inspired his outrageous swimsuit designs that have shocked and titillated millions over the last 40 years?
Before jumping into repairing the microwave, especially fixing any internal problems, you should do a few things so you won't get shocked.
Before sending such an announcement, be sure close family members and dear friends already know the happy news so they will not feel shocked or slighted when opening a more formalized announcement.
It is no surprise that wedding costs are continually rising, but many couples are shocked to find that the average engagement ring cost is well over $3,000.
It talks about the responsibilities of a parent and friend, but practicing frivolity a bit now, so people aren't shocked when the author grows old and wears purple.
Later, Kathy and other employees of the auto yard took a closer look at the surveillance video and were shocked by what they saw.
Eventually Izzy found out the truth too, but moved forward with the wedding despite being shocked by the revelation.
Jenny’s death on her honeymoon with Greg shocked fans.
You will be shocked by how large the serving portions are.
It is very common and perfectly normal for families to be shocked, angry, depressed, or overwhelmed when told that their child has a lifelong disability.
The only reason to avoid them is if Grandma will get shocked by them and refuse to display the quilt in her house.
You may be shocked to find you're actually eating two or more servings at a sitting.
I was shocked that they couldn't tell which women were interested in them, which weren't, didn't know how to approach women, couldn't flirt, told jokes women wouldn't laugh at, and so forth.
It can be overwhelming searching different latex suit types, and this can be the way you find the right bodysuit without getting shocked.
Those who expected a return to form by Spears were instead shocked to witness an increasing catalog of bizarre and dangerous behavior played out in real time, thanks to the paparazzi.
Her mother does not know she has invited the men and is shocked to see them.
When your number is called you'll be shocked at how short your actual audition lasts.
In a move that shocked many, he sent Heather packing and settled on Jes as his rock of love.
Her brash attitude made her a fan favorite (or at least, the girl everyone loved to hate) on the first season of Flavor of Love, and when Flav rejected her for Hoopz in the season finale many people were shocked.
At just 11 years old, Bianca Taylor Ryan shocked the nation by becoming the first winner of America's Got Talent in 2006.
The ventriloquist, impressionist, comedian, and singer, known to millions as "The Human Jukebox," claims he was "beyond shocked" when his name was announced as the show's million dollar-winner.
She narrowed down her group of hopefuls to Jerry Ferris, but she shocked viewers when she rejected his proposal.
Viewers who caught Richard Heene on Wife Swap might not have been entirely shocked to see the man caught up in a publicity-grabbing scandal.
While many were shocked to hear about the divorce of the TLC couple, they were more shocked to see how bitter the divorce proceedings became.
Shocked when his name is pulled from the Goblet of Fire, Harry reluctantly assumes the role of contender in the tournament and begins to prepare himself for another dangerous adventure filled year at Hogwarts.
He was shocked to learn such illogical feelings could persist after such a long time.
Betsy and I were more shocked at the buried animosity that the other three must have witnessed over the past few weeks.
I'd have been shocked if he didn't take his sweet time going up to the mine.
Dean spotted Cynthia waving from the corner, just as Pumpkin shocked her with a stream of liquid.
Alex had been so shocked when Carmen offered to take Destiny home unconditionally.
Toby was too shocked to move, while Katie scrambled to her feet.
She looked up, shocked to see Sasha standing over them, his sharp gaze on the creature preparing itself for a second attack.
They stared at each other, shocked by the things they were saying.
In part out of appreciation but more out of guilt, Dean voluntarily worked the holiday, sending a pleasantly shocked Lenny Harrigan home to his new wife.
He pointed out a Barnes and Noble, and she was shocked to see the crowd outside the store.
He was good with her cousins, which shocked her, and he helped her, despite knowing she was there to do something bad to him.
The murder of Kotzebue by Karl Sand, however, shocked him out of his extreme revolutionary views, and from this time he tended, under the influence of the writings of Hamann and Herder, more and more in the direction of conservatism and romanticism, until at last he ended, in a mood almost of pessimism, by attaching himself to the extreme right wing of the forces of reaction.
Short in stature and uncouth in appearance, his individuality first shocked and then by its earnestness impressed the House of Commons; and his sturdy independence of party ties, combined with a gift of rough but genuine eloquence (of which his speech on the Royal Title Bill of 1876 was an example), rapidly made him one of the best-known public men in the country.
His sensitively honourable nature, which in early life had caused him to shrink from asserting his belief in Thirty-nine articles of faith which he had not examined, was shocked by the enormous abuses which confronted him on commencing the study of the law.
The lesson shocked the king, but its effect soon wore off.
The strong measures of the Federalists shocked the country; the leaders of the dominant party quarrelled fiercely among themselves; and the Republicans carried the elections of 1800.
But late in the afternoon of the 13th of February 1883 his friends were shocked by his sudden death from heartfailure.
Marryat's first attempt was somewhat severely criticized from an artistic point of view, and he was accused of gratifying private grudges by introducing real personages too thinly disguised; and as he attributed some of his own adventures to Frank Mildmay he was rather shocked to learn that readers identified him with that disagreeable character.
He was arbitrary and avaricious like his father, and moreover shocked public sentiment by his treatment of his wife, a popular Prussian princess, and his relations with his mistress, one Emilie Ortlopp, created countess of Reichenbach, whom he loaded with wealth.
A person shocked by high voltage (500 volts or more) should be evaluated in the emergency department of a hospital or clinic.
Another theory revolves around astral projection, which is the belief that your soul leaves your body during sleep and might be shocked or frightened by its reflection.
The older generation was shocked, but for those who had suffered with itchy stockings and heavy undergarments in all weather, it was the beginning of real clothing liberation.
I am not very religious so I am shocked at how important this argument has become.
I was shocked and leery but I like her also and told her the same thing back.
Therefore, when your boyfriend brought the subject up you were shocked and had no idea that he was even thinking about breaking up.
Children will often be very sad, shocked, angry, guilty, and confused about the change.
News of a Jon and Kate Gosselin divorce shocked avid viewers of their hit TLC reality shock Jon and Kate Plus Eight.
Some of the most outrageous reality TV shows have shocked viewers and resulted in numerous complaints to the networks.
There have been several makeover shows that have been so extreme that viewers and critics alike have been shocked at their premises.
I understand that being on the episode of Foursome shocked people, but you saw the same level of nudity and sex you could from Big Brother 9.
Shocked, though, is everyone when the enchanted object announces four names as champions instead of three, and the fourth is none other than fourteen year old Harry Potter.
She stared down at her sandwich, shocked that the thought had crossed her mind.
Frankly, I was shocked by Quinn's comments.
Seconds ticked by as she stared at him in shocked silence.
The words slipped out and even shocked her.
The central situation, which so greatly shocked Voltaire and indeed all French critics from the date of the piece, 'does not seem to blame.
We were not an exemplary couple," he added quickly, glancing at Natasha and noticing on her face curiosity as to how he would speak of his wife, "but her death shocked me terribly.
Acoustic folk god Bob Dylan shocked everyone when he sauntered up on stage at the Newport Folk Festival with an electric guitar and plugged in.
Then she turned toward him and with a lightening swing slapped Dean across the face with a force that shocked him cold.
Everyone was shocked when, a few episodes in, Aida showed up and to be Shawn's girlfriend of six years.
Then he shocked me.