appalling


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ap·pall·ing

 (ə-pô′lĭng)
adj.
Causing consternation or dismay; frightful: appalling working conditions.

ap·pall′ing·ly adv.

appalling

(əˈpɔːlɪŋ)
adj
1. causing extreme dismay, horror, or revulsion
2. very bad
apˈpallingly adv

ap•pall•ing

(əˈpɔ lɪŋ)

adj.
causing horror or dismay: an appalling accident.
[1810–20]
ap•pall′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.appalling - an experience that appallsappalling - an experience that appalls; "is it better to view the appalling or merely hear of it?"
experience - an event as apprehended; "a surprising experience"; "that painful experience certainly got our attention"
Adj.1.appalling - causing consternationappalling - causing consternation; "appalling conditions"
alarming - frightening because of an awareness of danger

appalling

appalling

adjective
Translations
مُرَوِّعمُرَوِّع ، مُرْعِب
strašnýotřesný
forfærdeligforfærdende
kauhistuttava
užasan
skelfilegur
ぞっとするような
무서운
grozen
förfärlig
ซึ่งทำให้ตกใจ
kinh khủng

appalling

[əˈpɔːlɪŋ] ADJ [sight, behaviour, weather, destruction] → espantoso, horroroso; [suffering, crime, conditions] → atroz, espantoso; [spelling, mistake, headache, smell] → espantoso
he has appalling taste in clothestiene un gusto pésimo para la ropa
her first novel was appallingsu primera novela fue un horror

appalling

[əˈpɔːlɪŋ] adj
[conditions, weather, injuries, tragedy] → épouvantable; [stupidity, ignorance, behaviour] → affligeant(e); [violence] → inouï(e); [headache] → épouvantable
She's an appalling cook → Elle est très mauvaise cuisinière.

appalling

adj, appallingly
adventsetzlich

appalling

[əˈpɔːlɪŋ] adj (ignorance, conditions, destruction) → spaventoso/a, impressionante (fam) (film, taste) → pessimo/a, spaventoso/a
she's an appalling cook → è un disastro come cuoca

appal

(əˈpoːl) (American) appallpast tense, past participle apˈpalled verb
to horrify or shock. We were appalled by the bomb damage.
apˈpalling adjective
apˈpallingly adverb

appalling

مُرَوِّع strašný forfærdende entsetzlich απωθητικός atroz kauhistuttava atroce užasan spaventoso ぞっとするような 무서운 ontstellend fryktelig przerażający pavoroso ужасный förfärlig ซึ่งทำให้ตกใจ korkunç kinh khủng 骇人听闻的

appalling

a. espantoso-a, aterrador-a, atemorizante.
References in classic literature ?
At the same moment there rose from the house a rending, crashing sound of woodwork, broken or thrown about, mixed with a quick scream so appalling that Adam, stout of heart as he undoubtedly was, felt his blood turn into ice.
Trees near the house--and therefore presumably in some way above the hole, which sent up clouds of dust and steam and fine sand mingled, and which carried an appalling stench which sickened the spectators--were torn up by the roots and hurled into the air.
For a time, which seemed so long that the world grew gray with age and sin, and the haunted forest, having fulfilled its purpose in this monstrous culmination of its terrors, vanished out of his consciousness with all its sights and sounds, the apparition stood within a pace, regarding him with the mindless malevolence of a wild brute; then thrust its hands forward and sprang upon him with appalling ferocity
said the woman, with a sharp flash of her eye, a glance so wild and insane in its light as to be almost appalling.
Here is a vital point; for you must either satisfactorily settle this matter with yourself, or for ever remain an infidel as to one of the most appalling, but not the less true events, perhaps anywhere to be found in all recorded history.
She would be "lost with all hands," and in that distinction there is a subtle difference - less horror and a less appalling darkness.
Vaguely, too, I remember, my father carried me in his arms to the trees on the edge of the field, while all the world reeled and swung about me, and I was aware of deadly nausea mingled with an appalling conviction of sin.
To me it seemed perfectly appalling, disastrous, portentous.
It was terrible--not the fact but the words; the words charged with the shadowy might of a meaning, that seemed to possess the tremendous power to call Fate down upon the earth, like those strange and appalling words that sometimes are heard in sleep.
Great rocks and trees, carried down by the appalling force of the landslide were slipping over the trail, obliterating it as though it had never existed.
He wheeled instantly and charged me with the most appalling speed I had ever beheld.
It's quite appalling to see the number of children who have shot up into big boys and girls -- really young men and women -- these past two years.