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shock·ing

shocking

 
pronunciation:
sha kIng
part of speech: adjective
definition: causing surprise, disgust, or other emotional upset.
The book was banned at school for its shocking language.
synonyms:
astounding, disgusting, horrifying, staggering, startling
similar words:
offensive, surprising, upsetting
derivation: shockingly (adv.)