In a season that so far has been shockingly casualty-free, the difference between failure and success is not always apparent.
That fact makes it shockingly obtuse of Hyundai to make mockery of the act in an ad for its new ix35.
shockingly though, it wasn't just Gaga that raised eyebrows during the Larry King Live appearance.
1690s, "offensive," present participle adjective from shock (v.1). From 1704 as "causing a jolt of indignation, horror, etc.;" from 1798 as "so bad as to be shocking." Related: Shockingly. Shocking pink introduced February 1937 by Italian-born fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli.