Definition of shockproof in English:

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shockproof

Pronunciation: /ˈSHäkˌpro͞of/

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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Syllabification: shock·proof

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