shocking

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Pronunciation[edit]

šo:kɪŋ

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Adjective[edit]

shocking

  1. Inspiring shock; startling
  2. Unusually obscene or lewd
  3. (colloquial) Extremely bad

Synonyms[edit]

See Wikisaurus:surprising

Verb[edit]

shocking

  1. Present participle of shock.

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Noun[edit]

shocking (plural shockings)

  1. The application of an electric shock.
    • 2005, Will Tuttle, The World Peace Diet
      We terrorize millions of vulnerable and defenseless animals daily with painful shockings, beatings, brandings, []

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