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English definition of “appal”

appal

verb [T] (present participle appalling, past tense and past participle appalled) UK (US appall)
 
 
/əˈpɔːl/
to make someone extremely shocked or upset: The amount of violence on television appals me. We were appalled at/by her behaviour.Making people sad, shocked and upset
appalled adjective
(Definition of appal from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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