What is the meaning of appal?


  • Strike with disgust or revulsion.
    • usage: "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"
  • Fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised.
    • usage: "I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview"; "The news of the executions horrified us"
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