shocking [adj] outrageous; very surprising abominable, appalling, atrocious, awful, burning, crying, desperate, detestable, direful, disgraceful, disgusting, disquieting, distressing, dreadful, fearful, formidable, foul, frightful, ghastly, glaring, hateful, heinous, hideous, horrible, horrific, horrifying, loathsome, monstrous, nauseating, odious, offensive, repulsive, revolting, scandalous, shameful, sickening, stupefying, terrible, ugly, unspeakable; concepts 548,571 —Ant. calming, comforting, soothing

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  • shocking — [ ʃɔkiŋ ] adj. inv. • 1842; mot angl. , de to shock « choquer » ♦ Anglic. Vx ou plaisant Choquant, inconvenant. ● shocking adjectif invariable (anglais to shock, choquer) Familier. Choquant. ⇒SHOCKING, adj. inv. Vieilli ou p. plaisant. Qui est… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Shocking 5 — Album par ℃ ute Sortie 24 février 2010 Enregistrement Japon Genre …   Wikipédia en Français

  • shocking — adj. Care impresionează neplăcut; şocant. [pr.: şóching] – cuv. engl. Trimis de LauraGellner, 22.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  SHOCKING adj. invar. (Anglicism) Şocant; pornografic, obscen. [pron. şóchin. / < engl …   Dicționar Român

  • Shocking 5 — Álbum de °C ute Publicación 24 de febrero de 2010 Grabación 2010 Género(s) J Pop …   Wikipedia Español

  • Shocking — Shock ing, a. Causing to shake or tremble, as by a blow; especially, causing to recoil with horror or disgust; extremely offensive or disgusting. [1913 Webster] The grossest and most shocking villainies. Secker. [1913 Webster] {Shock ing*ly}, adv …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shocking — [shäk′iŋ] adj. 1. having an effect like that of a heavy blow or shock; staggering [the shocking news of his death] 2. a) highly offensive to good taste, propriety, etc.; extremely revolting b) very bad shockingly adv …   English World dictionary

  • shocking — англ. (шокинг) неприлично, скандально. Толковый словарь иностранных слов Л. П. Крысина. М: Русский язык, 1998 …   Словарь иностранных слов русского языка

  • Shocking — (engl.), Anstoß erregend, beleidigend …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Shocking — (engl., spr. schock ), anstößig, widerwärtig …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • shocking — index arrant (onerous), deplorable, disgraceful, flagrant, gross (flagrant), heinous, immoral …   Law dictionary

  • shocking — / ʃɑkiŋ/, it. / ʃɔk:ing/ agg. ingl. [der. del verbo (to ) shock urtare, colpire ]. 1. [che colpisce emotivamente: uno spettacolo s. ] ▶◀ impressionante, scioccante, traumatizzante. ↓ emozionante. 2. [di colore, molto intenso: rosa s. ] ▶◀ acceso …   Enciclopedia Italiana

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