verb (appalls, appalling, appalled)[with object]
Greatly dismay or horrify: bankers are appalled at the economic incompetence of some officials (as adjective appalled) Alison looked at me, appalled
More example sentences
- Those who aren't outraged are merely appalled, if not by the lyrics, by the production.
- I was similarly appalled at the condition of the park on my last visit to my home village two years ago.
- He looked shocked and appalled by this and turned his attention onto Alex.
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