Associations to the word «Shocking»

Wiktionary

SHOCKING, adjective. Inspiring shock; startling
SHOCKING, adjective. Unusually obscene or lewd
SHOCKING, adjective. (colloquial) Extremely bad
SHOCKING, verb. Present participle of shock
SHOCKING, noun. The application of an electric shock.
SHOCKING PINK, noun. A very bright pink colour.
SHOCKING PINK, adjective. Of a very bright pink colour.

Dictionary definition

SHOCKING, adjective. Glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism; "lurid details of the accident".
SHOCKING, adjective. 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".

Wise words

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