Adjective "Jolted" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Jolted


    Definition:

    1. to jar, shake, or cause to move by or as if by a sudden rough thrust; shake up roughly: The bus jolted its passengers as it went down the rocky road.

    2. to knock sharply so as to dislodge: He jolted the nail free with a stone.

    3. to stun with a blow, especially in boxing.

    4. to shock emotionally or psychologically: His sudden death jolted us all.

    5. to bring to a desired state sharply or abruptly: to jolt a person into awareness.

    6. to make active or

    Origin:
    jolt

    Examples:

    "riders can be jolted by gestures."

    "investors can be jolted."

    "markets can be jolted."

    "confidences can be jolted."

    "shares can be jolted."

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