Definition of 'aghast'
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Despite this, she has no plans to stand down at the next election, looking aghast at the suggestion. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And yet they are aghast at the prospect of walking anywhere. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And the rest of the country looks on aghast. The Sun (2015)They were aghast to see their dirt champion humbled so comprehensively on a surface alien to him. Times, Sunday Times (2008) People were aghast when you criticised it then. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We stand aghast at the loss of innocence. Christianity Today (2000)But the audience watched aghast as he shook uncontrollably and fluffed a string of scripted lines before bursting into tears. The Sun (2013)The photographer looks aghast as well. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She stops and looks momentarily aghast. The Sun (2013)He looked aghast, literally casting his head around for excuses. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In what was a fairly liberal audience, some people were aghast. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Across Germany people were aghast that their officers were again involved in the killing of civilians abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I was aghast that people would resort to this. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I watched aghast as he drank it down. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I was aghast at the idea. A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)I ask why she didn't cover his death and she looks aghast. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some No 10 insiders are aghast at the prospect. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Husband on a Short Fuse looks aghast. Times, Sunday Times (2010)My 18-year-old son stands aghast. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I'm always slightly aghast when people glug wine when there's no food in sight. Times, Sunday Times (2012)No wonder my companion, a critically recognised but financially struggling choreographer, was aghast at the idea that so many people pay good money to watch bad dance. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Used Occasionally. aghast is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'aghast'
British English: aghast ADJECTIVE
If you are aghast, you are filled with horror and surprise.
She watched aghast as his life flowed away.
Definition of aghast from the Collins English Dictionary
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