Definition of shockproof in English:

shockproof

Syllabification: shock·proof
Pronunciation: /ˈSHäkˌpro͞of
 
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adjective

  • 1Designed to resist damage when dropped or knocked: a shockproof watch
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    • So what you have is a small, metallic case with plastic reinforcements at the corners, a little bit like a shockproof watch.
    • They are required to be shockproof in the extreme and to function in extreme heat, cold and rain.
    • It is Swiss-made, shockproof and waterproof to a depth of 30 meters.
  • 2Not easily shocked: the teacher puts them at ease by her shockproof attitude toward ignorance
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    • That really shocked and angered me and I am pretty shockproof.
    • Our culture has become quite shockproof, thanks to a media that brings us daily reports meant to be graphic and sensational in nature.

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