What does shocking mean?

Definitions for shocking
ˈʃɒk ɪŋshock·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lurid, shockingadjective

    glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism

    "lurid details of the accident"

  2. disgraceful, scandalous, shameful, shockingadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. shockingadjective

    Inspiring shock; startling

  2. shockingadjective

    Unusually obscene or lewd

  3. shockingadjective

    Extremely bad

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shocking

    of Shock

  2. Shockingadjective

    causing to shake or tremble, as by a blow; especially, causing to recoil with horror or disgust; extremely offensive or disgusting

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shocking in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shocking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of shocking in a Sentence

  1. John Mann:

    The UK authorities should investigate this, given inaccurate information appears to have been filed. We need to challenge formation agents where it appears they may have acted improperly. it is shocking and very damaging to the reputation of the United Kingdom that Companies House and our national system of company registration can be so easily exploited.

  2. Mark Levin:

    I spent about a month saying why I'm leaving Facebook on Facebook because Facebook is a censorship and propaganda operation, we now see what they're doing, working with the Biden administration and actually, in many respects, taking orders from the Biden administration to censor information that differs from that of the government, which is shocking and appalling.

  3. Martin Chaknueve:

    It is shocking how people are being fooled by doctors in the name of dengue and looting ordinary mass. Asking patients to eat dragon fruit and kiwi only and still people doubts physicians. Fake blood reports are prepared to fleece money It is shocking how people are being fooled by doctors in the name of dengue and looting ordinary mass. Asking patients to eat dragon fruit and kiwi only and still people do not doubt physicians. Fake blood reports are prepared to fleece money

  4. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    It is not a secret that my continent, mama Africa, has been divided for many decade and the most shocking thing is that no one is fighting or willing to unite her.

  5. Larry Kramer:

    (There is) very bad news that we discovered that NIH (the National Institutes of Health) is woefully behind on researching AIDS which is...shocking.

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