Definitions of appal
  1. verb
    strike with disgust or revulsion
    synonyms: appall, offend, outrage, scandalise, scandalize, shock
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    type of:
    churn up, disgust, nauseate, revolt, sicken
    cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of
  2. verb
    fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
    synonyms: alarm, appall, dismay, horrify
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    strike with horror or terror
    type of:
    affright, fright, frighten, scare
    cause fear in
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