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Meaning of SHOCKING

Pronunciation:  'sh√Ękeeng

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation; "scandalous behavior"; "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray; "the most shocking book of its time"
  2. [adj]  glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism; "lurid details of the accident"
 

SHOCKING is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: disgraceful, immoral, lurid, scandalous, sensational, shameful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Shock"ing\, a.
Causing to shake or tremble, as by a blow; especially,
causing to recoil with horror or disgust; extremely offensive
or disgusting.

      The grossest and most shocking villainies. --Secker.
-- {Shock"ing*ly}, adv. -- {Shock"ing*ness}, n.



 

 

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