Meaning of “appall” in the English Dictionary

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appallverb [ T ]

us /əˈpɔl/

to cause someone to be extremely upset or shocked:

I was appalled by the condition of our facilities, especially the dirty locker room.
adjective us /əˈpɔ·lɪŋ/

I was dismayed by the President's appalling economic record.

(Definition of “appall” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)