shocking




Definitions of shocking
  1. adjective

    giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation

    “the most
    shocking book of its time”
    synonyms:
    disgraceful, scandalous, shameful

    immoral

    deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong
  2. adjective

    glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism

    synonyms:
    lurid

    sensational

    causing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion

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