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English noun: electrical shock

1. electrical shock (act) a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body


SamplesSubjects received a small electric shock when they made the wrong response.
Electricians get accustomed to occasional shocks.


Synonymselectric shock, shock


Broader (hypernym)inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex









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