Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb jolt

2 senses of jolt

Sense 1
jolt, jar -- (move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion)
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 2
jolt -- (disturb (someone's) composure; "The audience was jolted by the play")
       => disturb, upset, trouble -- (move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought")

Similarity of adj jolting

1 sense of jolting

Sense 1
rough (vs. smooth), rocky, bumpy, jolty, jolting, jumpy -- (causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements; "a rough ride")

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