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aghast(p), appalled, dismayed, shockedadjective
struck with fear, dread, or consternation
surprised, startled, confused, or taken aback.
Shocked is a song recorded by Australian singer Kylie Minogue for her third studio album Rhythm of Love (1990). Written and produced by Stock Aitken and Waterman, "Shocked" was released as the album's fourth and final single on May 1991. The song later appeared on most of Minogue's major compilations including Greatest Hits (1992), Ultimate Kylie (2004) and Step Back In Time: The Definitive Collection (2019). The DNA 7" Mix of the song also includes a rap in the bridge by Jazzy P. Lyrically, the song canvasses confusion and understanding of love and relationships. The song has been compared by critics to her previous single "What Do I Have to Do". "Shocked" received mostly positive reviews from critics, with many praising its catchiness. Commercially, the song was successful, peaking in the top ten in her native Australia, the United Kingdom, and several other countries. An accompanying music video was filmed for the single, shot in London. The video features Minogue entering a mansion-style home, where she is seduced by a mysterious man. The song has been noted to have a close similarity to Minogue's previous single's video "What Do I Have to Do", which featured a similar man in a similar atmosphere. The song has been noted as one of Minogue's best singles to date, despite limited success outside her native Australia and the United Kingdom.
Shocked generally refers to a strong emotional or psychological stunned reaction to a sudden, unexpected, or surprising event or news, causing feelings such as surprise, bewilderment, outrage, or distress. It can also refer to a physical state caused by an external stimuli like electricity or severe injury, affecting the body's nervous system.
"Shocked" is a song by Australian recording artist and songwriter Kylie Minogue, taken from her third studio album Rhythm of Love. Written and produced by Stock, Aitken and Waterman, "Shocked" was released as the album's fourth and final single off the album. The song has later appeared on most of Minogue's major compilations including Greatest Hits and Ultimate Kylie. The DNA Mix of the song also includes a rap in the bridge of the song which features Jazzi P.. Lyrically, the song talks about her confusion and understanding about love, as she declares in the chorus "Because I'm, shocked by the power of love". Musically, the song is a dance-pop oriented song, which features house and Funk elements as well, and has been compared by critics to her previous single "What Do I Have to Do". "Shocked" received mostly positive reviews from most critics, as, although they had highlighted the song from the album, they also highlighted the song through Minogue's career, praising its catchiness. Commercially, the song received modest success, peaking in the top ten in both her native Australia and the United Kingdom, An accompanying music video was featured for the single, where it was shot in Paris, France. The song features Minogue entering a mansion-type home, where she is seduced by a mysterious man in the manson. The song has been noted to be a close similarity to Minogue's previous single's video "What Do I Have to Do", where it featured the same-looking man in a similar atmosphere. The song has been noted as one of Minogue's best singles to date, despite not receiving much success outside her native Australia and the United Kingdom.
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The numerical value of shocked in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of shocked in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
We're not shocked by those officers' racist attitudes, we're just shocked they were stupid enough to make a movie about it, stupid knows no bounds within the Fort Lauderdale Police Department.
When I went to pick up the check, I read it and I thought it said `gray is wrong`, and I went and showed my girlfriend, and she was like, 'what?' And she said it said `gay is wrong', i was just shocked. I was more shocked than hurt, but I mean it did hurt.
A man who sees another man on the street corner with only a stump for an arm will be so shocked the first time he'll give him sixpence. But the second time it'll only be a three penny bit. And if he sees him a third time, he'll have him cold-bloodedly handed over to the police.
We think its important to know what this man did to Hungarian citizens in the 1930s and 40s, taking away their citizenship rights and then arguing for them to be deported, which eventually meant going to Auschwitz, honoring a man like that – we're shocked by it. It's not our decision but we're here to say we are shocked by it and we think the world should know about who this person (was) and that people are considering putting a statue up.
Anyone who is not shocked by quantum theory has not understood it.
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