HyperDic: shocking

English > 2 senses of the word shocking:
ADJECTIVEallshocking, luridglaringly vivid and graphic
allshocking, disgraceful, scandalous, shamefulgiving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation
shocking > pronunciation
Soundsshaa'kihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > shocking: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningglaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism.
Synonymlurid
BroadersensationalCausing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion
Spanishescalofriante, espeluznante, horripilante
Catalanesborronador, esborronant, esgarrifós, horripilant
English > shocking: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningGiving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation.
Example "the most shocking book of its time"
Synonymsdisgraceful, scandalous, shameful
Broaderimmoraldeliberately violating / violating accepted principles of right and wrong
Spanishdenigrante, deshonroso, escandaloso, infamante, infame, ultrajante, vergonzoso
Catalandenigrant, deshonrós, infame, ultratjant, vergonyós
Adverbsshockinglyvery badly

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