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    shocking - Dictionary definition and meaning for word shocking

    Definition
    (adj) glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism
    Synonyms : lurid
    Example Sentence
    • lurid details of the accident
    Definition
    (adj) giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation
    Example Sentence
    • scandalous behavior
    • the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt
    • the most shocking book of its time
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