cultureshocked

culture shock

noun
a state of bewilderment and distress experienced by an individual who is suddenly exposed to a new, strange, or foreign social and cultural environment.

Origin:
1955–60

culture-shocked, adjective
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culture shock
 
n
sociol the feelings of isolation, rejection, etc, experienced when one culture is brought into sudden contact with another, as when a primitive tribe is confronted by modern civilization

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culture shock n.
A condition of confusion and anxiety affecting a person suddenly exposed to an unfamiliar culture or milieu.

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