shocking

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Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
shocking

Comparative
more shocking

Superlative
most shocking

  1. If something is shocking, it causes someone to feel shocked or startled.
    Did you hear the shocking news that Dan was fired for stealing?
  2. If something is shocking, it is unusually obscene or lewd.
  3. (informal) If something is shocking, it is very bad.

Verb[change]

Plain form
shock

Third-person singular
shocks

Past tense
shocked

Past participle
shocked

Present participle
shocking

  1. The present participle of shock.