Shocking synonyms and antonyms

shŏk'ĭng

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Causing horror, shock, or dismay
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Being well beyond the bounds of good taste:
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Hideous; dreadful:
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Engaged in revolt; rebellious
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Deserving admiration.
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The definition of scandalous is a morally shocking or indecent person, thing or action, or something that hurts a person's reputation.
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The definition of dreadful is terrible, shocking or very disturbing.
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The definition of surprising is amazing or causing shock.
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The definition of ghastly is something repellent, horrible, frightful, ugly, macabre or sickly.
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Insult is defined as to speak with rudeness or to say something to offend.
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Appalling or dismaying
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Causing repugnance or aversion; disgusting.
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Worthy of, or causing, abhorrence, as a thing of evil omen; odious in the utmost degree; very hateful; detestable; loathsome; execrable. [first attested around 1150 to 1350]
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Exceedingly great; usually applied intensively.
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Used as an intensifier
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Causing a feeling of horror; terrible; dreadful; frightful
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US spelling of humour.
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To interfere with; interrupt:
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Of, relating to, or designed for attack:
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The definition of delightful is someone or something that is charming or that causes happiness and joy.
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outrageous; very surprising
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(Informal) Exceptionally good, fine, etc.
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Extremely formidable:
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To shake up or jar, as with a bumpy ride or sharp blow
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To excite suddenly and violently, especially by something highly delightful or inspiriting; to thrill.
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In or into a satisfactory state or condition:
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Stunning means causing awe or confusion.
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Outrageously evil or wicked; abominable
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Dire is defined as something that is urgent.
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That cannot be spoken
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Freeing from fear or anxiety.
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Giving comfort.
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(Archaic) Very wicked; outrageous
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Deserving ridicule
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To cover or furnish with a floor
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To fight is defined as to participate in a physical or verbal disagreement, or to face something and struggle through it.
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To move or go with such a noise
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To have the will or desire; wish:
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To offend, insult, or wrong grievously
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To annoy, cause discomfort or resent.
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To cause to feel horror
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To bewilder with sudden surprise; astonish greatly; amaze
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To shake hands:
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To excite or disturb the feelings of
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To alarm, frighten, or surprise suddenly.
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To disable with alarm or apprehensions; to depress the spirits or courage of; to deprive of firmness and energy through fear; to daunt; to appall; to terrify.
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To drive or force by arousing fear:
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(Archaic) Feeling or showing hate; malicious; malevolent
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The definition of preposterous is something that is absurd or ridiculous.
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So harmful to the interests of one of the parties to an agreement or contract as to make that paper unenforceable and, therefore, null and void.
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To shock or outrage the moral feelings of; offend by some improper or unconventional conduct; shock
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(Med.) To injure or wound (tissues)
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To frighten, terrify, startle, especially in a minor way.
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(Usage Problem) To have an effect or impact on:
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To shake or vibrate from an impact or impacts:
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To elicit or arouse (a reaction or emotion, for example):
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To cause an intense dislike for something.
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(Especially when capitalized) Holy.
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Horrible; hideous; shocking
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The definition of usual is something common or regularly used.
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Morally offensive; detestable:
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Causing a feeling of horror; terrible; revolting
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The definition of disquiet is to make nervous or anxious.
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To impair the progress or functioning of; make inoperative or powerless:
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To shorten (a metal tire) in the process of resetting it
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To stupefy, stun, or bewilder, as by a shock or blow
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To recover control of:
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(Slang) To get by begging or sponging; cadge
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To blow is to expel air in a more forceful manner or air movement.
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To wound is defined as to injure or harm someone either physically or emotionally.
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To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
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Occurring without warning; unforeseen.
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Not governed by or based on reason:
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The definition of anger is to make someone mad or aggravated.
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Toward or on the right.
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Causing repugnance; gruesome.
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