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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Suffering under or showing the effects of great emotional disturbance or disorganization.

Usage examples (32)
  • Some real shook-up folks are gonna come looking for it.
  • In this mixed-up, muddled-up, shook-up world, the voters might take her side.
  • With apologies to The Kinks ( "Lola"): it's a mixed-up, muddled-up, shook-up world.
  • "I must admit I am quite shook-up over this matter," Nevin Feather wrote to Franklin Kameny. for more
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