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adjective appalled pronunciation in British English /əˈpɔːld/

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  1. offended or shocked very much by something, because it is extremely unpleasant or bad
    appalled at/by:

    I was appalled by his arrogant attitude.

    appalled (that):

    I'm appalled that a doctor would behave like that.

    appalled to see/hear/find/discover etc:

    She was appalled to hear that her husband had been arrested.

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