Definition of appalled
: affected by strong feelings of shock and dismay … the Allied commanders were appalled to learn that 300 glider troops had drowned at sea. — Kathleen McAuliffe I was amazed, impressed, appalled, touched, embarrassed. Most of all, I was mad as hell. — Ken Kesey Straightway, he now goes on to make a full confession; whereupon the mariners became more and more appalled … — Herman Melville
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