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shocking
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
shocking /'ʃɔkiɳ/
  • tính từ
    • chướng, khó coi
      • shocking behaviour: thái độ chướng, thái độ khó coi
    • làm căm phẫn, làm kinh tởm; làm sửng sốt
      • shocking news: tin làm sửng sốt
    • shocking bad
      • (thông tục) xấu không thể chịu được
Concise Dictionary
'ʃɑkɪŋ /'ʃɒk-
adj.
+glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism
+giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation

shocks|shocked|shockingʃɑk /ʃɒk
noun
+the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
+the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat
+a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body
+(pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor
+an instance of agitation of the earth's crust
+an unpleasant or disappointing surprise
+a pile of sheaves of grain set on end in a field to dry; stalks of Indian corn set up in a field
+a bushy thick mass (especially hair)
+a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses
verb
+surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off
+strike with disgust or revulsion
+strike with horror or terror
+collide violently
+collect or gather into shocks
+subject to electrical shocks
+inflict a trauma upon

Thesaurus Dictionary
adj.
1 surprising, astounding, astonishing, amazing, striking, stupefying, numbing, sudden, unexpected, electrifying, startling, Colloq mind-boggling, mind-blowing:
It was shocking to see the way the neighbourhood had deteriorated.
2 disgusting, revolting, nauseating, nauseous, sickening, repulsive, abominable, hideous, horrible, horrifying, horrific, horrid, foul, loathsome, abhorrent, ghastly, hideous, unspeakable, dreadful, distressing, outrageous, appalling, monstrous, scandalous:
The conditions in the concentration camps were shocking.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 that offends or upsets people; that is morally wrong: shocking behaviour + shocking news + It is shocking that they involved children in the crime. + a shocking waste of money
2 (informal, especially BrE) very bad: The house was left in a shocking state.
shockingly adverb: a shockingly high mortality rate + She looked shockingly ill.
Collocation Dictionary
adj

VERBS

be, seem, sound | find sth

ADV.

deeply, extremely, very
a deeply shocking and painful discovery
| quite, rather, slightly

PREP.

to
His attitude was shocking to her.


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