Synonyms for shocking

Synonyms for (adjective) shocking

Synonyms: disgraceful, scandalous, shameful, shocking

Definition: giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation

Usage: scandalous behavior; the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt- Thackeray; the most shocking book of its time

Similar words: immoral

Definition: deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong


Synonyms: shocking, lurid

Definition: glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism

Usage: lurid details of the accident

Similar words: sensational

Definition: causing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion