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əˈpɔ lɪŋap·palling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. appallingadjective

    an experience that appalls

    "is it better to view the appalling or merely hear of it?"

  2. appalling, dismayingadjective

    causing consternation

    "appalling conditions"


  1. appallingadjective

    Horrifying and astonishing.

    That was an appalling waste of money.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Appalling

    of Appall

  2. Appallingadjective

    such as to appall; as, an appalling accident

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'appalling' in Adjectives Frequency: #1008

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of appalling in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of appalling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of appalling in a Sentence

  1. Joanne Cantor:

    First of all, there's a large gender difference in who loves this stuff and who finds it appalling, guys tend to like it more than girls.

  2. Brad Hoylman:

    Our state's inaction in the face of such an overwhelming public health emergency is appalling.

  3. Ray Smith:

    It’s so appalling that this little girl came to have a lovely day out with her family and lost her life.

  4. Jim Clyburn:

    So today I denounce the words of Rep. Iowa Rep. Steve King and I do so invoking the words of Martin Luther King Jr, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, who if would have been allowed to live, would be celebrating Martin Luther King Jr 90th birthday tomorrow, dr. King counseled that we are going to be made to repent, not just with the hateful words and deeds of bad people but for the appalling silence of good people.'.

  5. Penn State University:

    The evidence offered by the Facebook postings is appalling, offensive and inconsistent with the University community's values and expectations.

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