Definition of SHOCKING

verb : SHOCKING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) strike with horror or terror; "The news of the bombing shocked her" ;

  • 5. (

    ) collect or gather into shocks; "shock grain" ;

  • 6. (

    ) subject to electrical shocks ;

Adjective : SHOCKING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism; "lurid details of the accident" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;


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