Definition of shockingly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈʃɒkɪŋli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃɑːkɪŋli//
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  1. 1in a way that offends or upsets people; in a way that is morally wrong a shockingly high mortality rate shockingly violent scenes
  2. 2(informal, especially British English) in a very bad way She looked shockingly ill.