appallingly


adjective

  1. causing dismay or horror: an appalling accident; an appalling lack of manners.

adjective

  1. causing extreme dismay, horror, or revulsion
  2. very bad
adj.

1620s, present participle adjective from appall. Colloquial weakened sense of “distasteful” is attested from 1919.

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