Definition of Shockingly

1. Adverb. Extremely. "Teachers were shockingly underpaid"

2. Adverb. So as to shock the feelings.

Partainyms: Shocking



Definition of Shockingly

1. Adverb. In a shocking manner. ¹

2. Adverb. To a shocking degree. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shockingly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shockingly

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shockingly (current term)
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Literary usage of Shockingly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Antiquary (1887)
"In the chancel are two small incised stone stabs, one on each side, representing a shockingly badly drawn ..."

2. Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry: From the Year by Mary Berry (1865)
"... has been shockingly treated.] In his letter of the 28th, he says— [I wish in No. 20 you had not again named October or November. ..."

3. Antiquary: A Magazine Devoted to the Study of the Past by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1887)
"In the chancel are two small incised stone stabs, one on each side, representing a shockingly badly drawn ..."

4. The Works of William Robertson ...: To which is Prefixed, an Account of His by William Robertson, Dugald Stewart (1817)
"b But all the lustre of this candour or generosity he quickly effaced by an action most shockingly indecent. ..."

5. The Idler in Italy by Marguerite Blessington (1839)
"... who almost believes she is not formed of the perilous stuff so shockingly delineated in the Gabinetto Fisico. Paused to-day before the portrait of my ..."

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