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Definition of appalling adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    appalling

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//əˈpɔlɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1shocking; extremely bad The prisoners were living in appalling conditions.
  2. 2(informal) very bad The bus service is appalling now.
appallingly adverb
 
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appallingly bad/difficult The essay was appallingly written.
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