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Meaning of APPALLING

Pronunciation:  u'poling

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an experience that appalls; "is it better to view the appalling or merely hear of it?"
  2. [adj]  causing consternation; "appalling conditions"
 

APPALLING is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: alarming, dismaying
 
 See Also: experience

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ap*pall"ing\, a.
Such as to appall; as, an appalling accident. --
{Ap*pall"ing*ly}, adv.

 
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