Definition for Appalling

appalling, verbal adj. [see appal, v.] (webplay: faint).

  1. Horrible; terrible; awful; alarming; dreadful.
  2. Scary; spooky; eerie; ghostly; spectral; supernatural; transcendental.
  3. Depressing; unpleasant; grim; morbid; deathly; necessary but distasteful; [fig.] funeral preparation; mortuary; dealing with the interment of corpses; [possible word play on “pall”] pale; discoloring; causing to fade.

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