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Meaning & Definition of Shocking in English

English

Shocking

/ʃɑkɪŋ/

adjective

1. Glaringly vivid and graphic

  • Marked by sensationalism
  • "Lurid details of the accident"
    synonym:
  • lurid
  • ,
  • shocking

2. 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"
    synonym:
  • disgraceful
  • ,
  • scandalous
  • ,
  • shameful
  • ,
  • shocking

Examples of using

An opinion is shocking only if it is a conviction.