- Psychiatry. to administer electroconvulsive therapy to.
- to pass an electric current through.
Origin of electroshock
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He wasn't interested in talking about the electroshock or waterboarding he was subjected to in prison.My Trip With a Terrorist
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- electroconvulsive therapy
- To administer electroconvulsive therapy to a person.
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