Appalling and Horrifying


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Appalling adjective – Causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment.
Usage example: opening your mouth to show me your half-chewed food is absolutely appalling

Horrifying is a synonym for appalling in terrible topic. In some cases you can use "Horrifying" instead an adjective "Appalling", when it comes to topics like frightful, shocking, fearful. popular alternative
Nearby Words: appalled, appal, appallingly
Synonyms for Appalling


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Horrifying adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: received horrifying death threats from the townspeople because he had accused the popular football coach of sexual misconduct

Appalling is a synonym for horrifying in terrible topic. You can use "Appalling" instead an adjective "Horrifying", if it concerns topics such as frightful, fearful. popular alternative
Nearby Words: horrify, horrified, horrifyingly
Synonyms for Horrifying

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  • One of, if not the most horrifying, appalling acts of violence against human beings ever committed.
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