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Synonyms for appall
əˈpɔlap·pall

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  1. appallverb

    Synonyms:
    depress, daunt, affright, dismay, terrify, scare, frighten

  2. appallverb

    To depress or discourage with fear; to impress with fear in such a manner that the mind shrinks, or loses its firmness; to overcome with sudden terror or horror; to dismay; as, the sight appalled the stoutest heart.

    The house of peers was somewhat appalled at this alarum. --Edward Hyde Clarendon.

    Synonyms:
    depress, affright, scare, dismay, daunt, terrify, frighten

Princeton's WordNet

  1. shock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall, outrageverb

    strike with disgust or revulsion

    "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"

    Synonyms:
    dishonour, scandalise, offend, ravish, profane, traumatize, dishonor, traumatise, desecrate, spite, transgress, injure, floor, scandalize, appal, wound, blow out of the water, break, horrify, alarm, ball over, dismay, hurt, breach, rape, violate, infract, shock, take aback, outrage, assault, bruise, go against, pique

  2. dismay, alarm, appal, appall, horrifyverb

    fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised

    "I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview"; "The news of the executions horrified us"

    Synonyms:
    depress, dismay, dispirit, outrage, shock, appal, alarm, deject, demoralise, horrify, offend, scandalise, get down, demoralize, cast down, scandalize, alert

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  1. appallverb

    Synonyms:
    terrify, frighten, affright, dismay, daunt, scare, intimidate, shock, put in great fear, strike with terror, petrify with fear

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How to use appall in a sentence?

  1. Carlos Ghosn:

    This' Japanese hostage justice' system extends well beyond my husband's case and should appall the French government.

  2. Charlotte Perkins Gilman:

    The people people have for friends You common sense appall But the people people marry Are the queerest folk of all.


Translations for appall

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  • ужасявам, плашаBulgarian
  • entsetzenGerman
  • consternado, consternarSpanish
  • tyrmistyttää, kauhistuttaaFinnish
  • impallidireItalian
  • weerzinwekkendDutch
  • zbulwersować, bulwersowaćPolish
  • пугать, устрашать, приводить в смятение, потрясать, ужасатьRussian
  • förskräcka, förfära, skrämmaSwedish
  • กลัวหัวหดThai

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