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adj : causing consternation; “appalling conditions” [syn: dismaying]
n : an experience that appalls; “is it better to view the
appalling or merely hear of it?”
v 1: strike with disgust or revulsion; “The scandalous behavior
of this married woman shocked her friends” [syn: shock,
offend, scandalize, scandalise, appall, outrage]
2: fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly
surprised; “I was horrified at the thought of being late
for my interview”; “The news of the executions horrified
us” [syn: dismay, alarm, appall, horrify]
[also: appalling, appalled]
See appal English → English (gcide)
Appall \Ap*pall"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Appalled; p. pr. & vb.
n. Appalling.] [OF. appalir to grow pale, make pale; a (L.
ad) + p[^a]lir to grow pale, to make pale, p[^a]le pale. See
Pale, a., and cf. Pall.]
1. To make pale; to blanch. [Obs.]
The answer that ye made to me, my dear, . . .
Hath so appalled my countenance. --Wyatt.
2. To weaken; to enfeeble; to reduce; as, an old appalled
wight. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Wine, of its own nature, will not congeal and
freeze, only it will lose the strength, and become
appalled in extremity of cold. --Holland.
3. To depress or discourage with fear; to impress with fear
in such a manner that the mind shrinks, or loses its
firmness; to overcome with sudden terror or horror; to
dismay; as, the sight appalled the stoutest heart.
The house of peers was somewhat appalled at this
Syn: To dismay; terrify; daunt; frighten; affright; scare;
depress. See Dismay.
Appalling \Ap*pall"ing\, a.
Such as to appall; as, an appalling accident. --