verb (used with object), ap·palled, ap·pal·ling.Chiefly British.
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The film follows Frank, who is initially appalled by the idea of living with a robot, as he gradually begins to see the robot as both functionally useful and socially companionable.Will Robots Make Good Friends? Scientists Are Already Starting to Find Out|Tony Prescott|February 25, 2021|Singularity Hub
Unbound by the restrictions of the doctrine, Limbaugh saw his program as entertainment first, an approach that would have appalled Smoot and Manion.Restoring the Fairness Doctrine can’t prevent another Rush Limbaugh|Heather Hendershot|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
One woman said she was appalled that someone she’d been out with a few times said he had eaten inside an Olive Garden.
Crowl’s mother, Teresa Rowe, said she was appalled to see pictures of him in the Capitol.Self-styled militia members planned on storming the U.S. Capitol days in advance of Jan. 6 attack, court documents say|Spencer Hsu, Tom Jackman, Devlin Barrett|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
I’m sort of appalled by the notion that one would make such a claim.Chancellor Harold L. Martin, on His Plan to Safely Open the Nation's Largest HBCU During COVID-19|Eben Shapiro|August 23, 2020|Time
The same article on the hoof is all held by a ring of speculators at figures which appal the man of moderate means.The Fiend's Delight|Dod Grile
Sometimes the grossness and impurity, the ignorance and downright wickedness of the underworld appal and frighten me.London's Underworld|Thomas Holmes
The danger began to appal him; he wanted to go back, and to justify the retreat he tried to call out, "No Coon here!"Two Little Savages|Ernest Thompson Seton
The scene, however, was still terrific, and sufficient to appal the stoutest heart.Hildebrand|Anonymous
Fear not, even if the majesty of the divinity should at first appal you; do not tremble, though its glory should dazzle you.Quintus Claudius, Volume 2 of 2|Ernst Eckstein