Definitions for joltingly

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to cause to move by or as if by sudden rough jerks or bumps; shake up roughly.

  2. to knock sharply so as to move or dislodge; jar.

  3. to shock or startle.

  4. to bring to a specified state sharply or abruptly:

    to jolt someone into awareness.

  5. to interfere with, esp. in a rough manner.

  6. (v.i.)to move with a sharp jerk or a series of sharp jerks.

  7. (n.)a jolting movement or blow.

  8. a psychological shock.

  9. a sudden, unexpected setback.

  10. a bracing dose of something:

    a jolt of whiskey.

Origin of jolt:

1590–1600; b. jot to jolt and joll to bump, both now dial.



  1. joltingly(Adverb)

    In a jolting way; with abrupt, uneven shakes or knocks.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Joltingly(adverb)

    in a jolting manner


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