Significado de “shocking” - en el Diccionario Inglés

shocking en inglés británico

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uk /ˈʃɒk.ɪŋ/ us /ˈʃɑː.kɪŋ/

shocking adjective (OFFENSIVE)

B1 offensive, upsetting, or immoral:

The sex scenes in the book were considered very shocking at the time when it was published.
There are few crimes more truly shocking than the murder or abuse of children.

Más ejemplos

  • The city's most shocking statistic is its high infant mortality rate.
  • He gave a very vivid and often shocking account of his time in prison.
  • The motive for this shocking attack seems to be racial hatred.
  • There were some very shocking pictures of the fighting on the news last night.
  • The whole country has been outraged by this most shocking of crimes.

(Definición de shocking del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

shocking en inglés americano

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us /ˈʃɑk·ɪŋ/

very upsetting or surprising:

The book was considered shocking when it was first published.

(Definición de shocking del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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