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appalling

[uh-paw-ling]
adjective
causing dismay or horror: an appalling accident; an appalling lack of manners.

Origin:
1810–20; appall + -ing2

appallingly, adverb
unappalling, adjective
unappallingly, adverb
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appalling (əˈpɔːlɪŋ)
 
adj
1.  causing extreme dismay, horror, or revulsion
2.  very bad
 
ap'pallingly
 
adv

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appalling
1817, prp. adj. formed from appall (q.v.). Colloquial weakened sense of "distasteful" is attested from 1919.
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