an experience that appalls; "is it better to view the appalling or merely hear of it?"
causing consternation; "appalling conditions"
(appallingly) to an appalling extent; "the prisoners were appallingly thin"
(appall) shock: strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"
(appall) dismay: fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised; "I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview"; "The news of the executions horrified us"
(appalled) aghast(p): struck with fear, dread, or consternation
Horrifying and astonishing
(appal) Alternative spelling of appall
(appall) To depress or discourage with fear; to impress with fear in such a manner that the mind shrinks, or loses its firmness; to overcome with sudden terror or horror; to dismay; as, the sight appalled the stoutest heart