Appalling and Shocking


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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

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


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Shocking adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: the shocking appearance of a shark just a few yards off shore

Appalling is a synonym for shocking in terrible topic. You can use "Appalling" instead an adjective "Shocking", if it concerns topics such as awful, property, good, outrageous. popular alternative
Nearby Words: shock, shocked, shockingly, shocker
Synonyms for Shocking

Things that words describes

attitude appalling attitude shocking attitude
manner appalling manner shocking manner
power appalling power shocking power
move appalling move shocking move
Other nouns: nature, number, degree, way, fashion, example, level, story, ways, acts.

Both words in one sentence

  • Literature / And Then There Were None As his crime is obviously appalling, everyone present self-righteously lays into him, until he points out that he at least is willing to stand up and own what he has done:Lombard: So either I'm embellishing a story for shocking effect, or I'm the only one telling the truth in a room full of liars.
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