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This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word shocking.
glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism
"lurid details of the accident"
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"
Inspiring shock; startling
Unusually obscene or lewd
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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The numerical value of shocking in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of shocking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of shocking in a Sentence
This is a real mess, these levels are shocking.
The Iranian authorities’ prolific use of corporal punishment, including on children, demonstrates a shocking disregard for basic humanity, they should immediately abolish all forms of such punishment, which in Iran includes amputation and blinding as well as flogging.
French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron:
This case is shocking and, in particular, it's truly a case of bad corporate behaviour. When you run a company like this, you see the transaction through to the end.
She's trying to find a way to be part of Marigold's life while keeping it from her family, if they find out, it would be shocking and shameful.
Richard basically blazed a trail for black comedy. He defined what it is, as a young black man he was saying what he felt -- and that was shocking.
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