Definition of electroshock in English:

electroshock

adjective

  • Denoting or relating to medical treatment by means of electric shocks.

    ‘electroshock therapy’
    • ‘Electroshock therapy is used for treatment of depression and manic depression.’
    • ‘They used this technique successfully on dogs and in April 1938, they applied electroshock to their first human patient.’

Pronunciation:

electroshock

/ɪˈlɛktrə(ʊ)ʃɒk/