shocking

Definitions of shocking
  1. adjective
    giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation
    “the most shocking book of its time”
    synonyms: disgraceful, scandalous, shameful
    immoral
    deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong
  2. adjective
    glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism
    synonyms: lurid
    sensational
    causing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion
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