deferred shock

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de·ferred shock

, delayed shock
a state of shock coming on at a considerable interval after the receipt of the injury.

deferred shock

Shock occurring several hours to a day after an injury or illness.
Synonym: secondary shock
See also: shock
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Radio chiefs later ordered the show's producers to watch Moyles, of Brixton, south London, for signs of delayed shock after he refused to cancel his show.
I think he must have been suffering a bit of delayed shock.
I have always said that delayed shock caused my father's death in 1943 at the age of 41.
Sam, looking pale and drawn after her new ordeal, said: "They told me it was delayed shock.
30-06 UNI 180-Grain cartridge that ideally combines the desired attributes of delayed shock and increased penetration.
The shop manager seemed very calm at first but after giving a statement to the police clearly realised what he had been through and is suffering from delayed shock.
The body language is very different from what we witnessed after the game in Melbourne, when most of the squad and management seemed to be suffering from delayed shock.
Margaret said doctors at the University Hospital of North Tees are stumped as to why Tony would lose his memory so many years after the accident, but she thinks it could be due to delayed shock.
And when I told her, she agreed it was probably delayed shock.
A medical report on Mrs Colley showed she suffered cuts to her scalp, two black eyes, delayed shock and later weakness in her neck and anxiety travelling in cars.