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To horrify, to overcome, to frighten, to shock, or to discourage. (1)
Causing shock; being frightful or horrifying. (2)
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appall (verb), appalls; appalled; appalling
1. To greatly horrify or dismay: The jump in the prices of gasoline appalled Max when he went to refill his car today.
2. To fill with consternation: It will appall James if he has to drop out of his university studies before he can get his degree.
To overwhelm or to discourage with fear.
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appalling (adjective), more appalling, most appalling
Awful and terrible: The appalling language of the government official during the radio talk-show interview shocked listeners.
Causing dismay and horror.
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Causing shock and disbelief.
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