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  1. shock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall, outrage(verb)

    strike with disgust or revulsion

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

    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, horrify(verb)

    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"

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


  1. appall(verb)

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

  2. appall(verb)

    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.

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. appall(v. a.)

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

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  • плаша, ужасявамBulgarian
  • entsetzenGerman
  • consternado, consternarSpanish
  • kauhistuttaa, tyrmistyttääFinnish
  • impallidireItalian
  • weerzinwekkendDutch
  • zbulwersować, bulwersowaćPolish
  • потрясать, устрашать, пугать, приводить в смятение, ужасатьRussian
  • skrämma, förfära, förskräckaSwedish
  • กลัวหัวหดThai

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