Definition Of appalling


awful; terrible.

his conduct was appalling

greatly dismay or horrify.

bankers are appalled at the economic incompetence of some officials

Example Of appalling

  • And I have heard from members of that commission that it was appallingly inadequate.

  • Because everyone is somehow complicit in it, as much as it was a cultural eruption of the most appalling kind.

  • However, it carries any number of appallingly dangerous drivers and it is hardly surprising that there are frequent serious accidents.

  • Humanitarian disasters, of which genocide is the most appalling , are not pretty things.

  • I came close to turning down this recital because of the most appalling reviewer's tickets I've ever had.

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