Definition of 'appalling'
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That is not a joke, it is appalling and shocking. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The appalling conditions that animal exhibits suffer have also roused the nation's growing animal rights movement. Times, Sunday Times (2016)An appalling human rights record is not necessarily an insurmountable hurdle to hosting a grand prix. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We had been waiting there for days in the most appalling weather conditions. The Sun (2013)It was the first time they had appeared in public since the appalling tragedy. The Sun (2012)Neither is she the only woman to complain of his appalling behaviour towards them. The Sun (2014)The violence of prairie weather was something appalling to settlers. MEASURING AMERICA (2002)But what about the thugs who caused this appalling tragedy in the first place? The Sun (2011)But so many loved him despite his often appalling behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Much of the blame for this appalling run of weather can be pinned on the jet stream. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is on the outer edges of the protest area that the most appalling violence is to be seen. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Something so appalling had already happened to her and then the person she turned to for help shoved her away. EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)But times were different then and she has to deal with a bunch misogynistic colleagues and some pretty appalling conditions. The Sun (2015)The threat to life of this appalling violence is palpable and so is the serious economic threat to a fledgeling and vulnerable nation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Given his appalling record, he deserved serious punishment. The Sun (2009)Because populations were small, the steady drip of violence took an appalling toll. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In appalling conditions throughout, both teams went at each other. The Sun (2010)I regret my own appalling academic record. The Sun (2014)But perhaps the two criminals were coming to terms with the self-inflicted tragedy and the appalling price they and their family have paid. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Surely heads MUST roll for such appalling bad practice? The Sun (2008)He said at the time: 'It is appalling and very upsetting. The Sun (2010)The former Victorian workhouse in which my grandparents died has since been bulldozed, but its appalling bad practice still needs to be swept away. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What is striking is the casual breezy tone: say something appalling about a fragile human being in one sentence, tweeting about your supper the next. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'appalling'
British English: appalling /əˈpɔːlɪŋ/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is appalling is so bad that it shocks you.
They have been living under appalling conditions.
- American English: appalling
- Arabic: مُرَوِّع
- Brazilian Portuguese: pavoroso
- Chinese: 骇人听闻的
- Croatian: užasan
- Czech: strašný
- Danish: forfærdende
- Dutch: ontstellend
- European Spanish: atroz espantoso
- Finnish: kauhistuttava
- French: atroce
- German: entsetzlich
- Greek: απωθητικός
- Italian: spaventoso
- Japanese: ぞっとするような
- Korean: 무서운
- Norwegian: fryktelig
- Polish: przerażający
- European Portuguese: pavoroso
- Romanian: îngrozitor
- Russian: ужасный
- Spanish: atroz
- Swedish: förfärlig
- Thai: ซึ่งทำให้ตกใจ
- Turkish: korkunç
- Ukrainian: жахливий
- Vietnamese: kinh khủng
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