Synonyms of jolt in English:

jolt


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verb

1‘the train stopped suddenly, jolting the passengers to one side’

SYNONYMS
push, thrust
jar, bump, knock, bang, jostle
shake, joggle, jog, nudge

2‘the car jolted along the rough wet roads’

SYNONYMS
bump, bounce, jerk, rattle, lurch, shudder, vibrate
British judder
rare jounce

3‘she was jolted out of her reverie’

SYNONYMS
startle, surprise, shock, stun, shake, take aback
astonish, astound, amaze, stagger, stop someone in their tracks
upset, disturb, perturb, disconcert, discompose, unnerve, throw off balance, set someone back on their heels
galvanize, electrify
informal rock, floor, knock for six, knock sideways

noun

1‘a series of sickening jolts that jarred every bone in her body’

SYNONYMS
bump, bounce, shake, jerk, lurch, vibration
impact
British judder
rare jounce

2‘he woke up with a jolt’

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start, jerk, jump, abrupt movement, convulsive movement

3‘the sight of the dagger gave him a jolt’

SYNONYMS
fright, the fright of one's life, shock, scare
informal turn

4‘it had been an unpleasant jolt, but Susan recovered quickly’

SYNONYMS
shock, surprise, bombshell, bolt from the blue, thunderbolt, rude awakening, eye-opener
blow, upset, setback
informal whammy