verb (used with object), ap·palled, ap·pal·ling.Chiefly British.
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After the first week, my husband and I, both also working from home, were appalled.Distance learning was a disaster. So I decided to teach my daughter myself.|Tracey Lewis-Giggetts|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
So we shouldn’t be appalled by that, but we should make sure that everybody is paying their fair share.Walmart and McDonald’s have the most workers on food stamps and Medicaid, new study shows|Eli Rosenberg|November 18, 2020|Washington Post
Israelis often are amused and appalled by the crazies attracted to the Holy Land, and not only for religious reasons.The Strange Case of the Christian Zionist Terrorist|Creede Newton|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But outsiders, generally, are embarrassed or appalled, and so are a growing number of locals.
The notion of anarchy so appalled the conservative Reagan, he came out against Briggs, and it was defeated.Gay Activist David Mixner: I Mercy Killed 8 People|Tim Teeman|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The world was appalled by his actions and many questioned whether he would ever be able to return to the world of fashion.
The current Queen, who urged Scottish voters to “think very carefully” before destroying the United Kingdom, would be appalled.Voter Intimidation Grips Scotland as It Votes on Independence|Nico Hines|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Appalled, almost unmanned, I bowed my head still lower as the quick tears of rage wet my lashes.The Reckoning|Robert W. Chambers
As she enlarged upon this phase of her life Victor was appalled by it.Victor Ollnee's Discipline|Hamlin Garland
He expected her to be appalled by this; but she stood still, thinking it over.Tommy and Grizel|J.M. Barrie
He is appalled at the fierce conflict which rages far and wide.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume I.(of III) 1555-66|John Lothrop Motley
Doby was appalled, as well he might be, by this narrow escape.Strange Stories of the Great Valley|Abbie Johnston Grosvenor