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appalling

adjective ap·pall·ing

Simple Definition of appalling

  • : very bad in a way that causes fear, shock, or disgust

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of appalling

  1. :  inspiring horror, dismay, or disgust <living under appalling conditions>

appallingly

adverb

Examples of appalling in a sentence

  1. We drove by an appalling accident on the highway.

  2. <opening your mouth to show me your half-chewed food is absolutely appalling>



1817

First Known Use of appalling

1817

Rhymes with appalling


APPALLING Defined for Kids

appalling

adjective ap·pall·ing

Definition of appalling for Students

  1. :  being shocking and terrible <He suffered appalling injuries.>





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