shocking

adjective
     
shock‧ing S3
1 very surprising, upsetting, and difficult to believe:
the shocking news that Mark had hanged himself
a shocking discovery
The anger in his face was shocking.
2 morally wrong:
It's shocking that hospitals can deny help to older people.
a shocking waste of money
3 British English informal very bad [= terrible]:
The path was in a shocking state.
I've got a shocking cold.
shockingly adverb
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