Definition of Appall. Meaning of Appall. Synonyms of Appall

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Appall. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Appall and, of course, Appall synonyms and on the right images related to the word Appall.

Definition of Appall

Appall
Appall Ap*pall", v. i. 1. To grow faint; to become weak; to become dismayed or discouraged. [Obs.] --Gower. 2. To lose flavor or become stale. [Obs.]
Appall
Appall Ap*pall", n. Terror; dismay. [Poet.] --Cowper.
Appall
Appall Ap*pall", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Appalled; p. pr. & vb. n. Appalling.] [OF. appalir to grow pale, make pale; a (L. ad) + p[^a]lir to grow pale, to make pale, p[^a]le pale. See Pale, a., and cf. Pall.] 1. To make pale; to blanch. [Obs.] The answer that ye made to me, my dear, . . . Hath so appalled my countenance. --Wyatt. 2. To weaken; to enfeeble; to reduce; as, an old appalled wight. [Obs.] --Chaucer. Wine, of its own nature, will not congeal and freeze, only it will lose the strength, and become appalled in extremity of cold. --Holland. 3. To depress or discourage with fear; to impress with fear in such a manner that the mind shrinks, or loses its firmness; to overcome with sudden terror or horror; to dismay; as, the sight appalled the stoutest heart. The house of peers was somewhat appalled at this alarum. --Clarendon. Syn: To dismay; terrify; daunt; frighten; affright; scare; depress. See Dismay.

Meaning of Appall from wikipedia

- Disgust (Middle French desgouster, from des- dis- + goust taste, from Latin gustus; akin to Latin gustare to taste) is an emotional response of rejection...
- "So Appalled" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Kanye West from his fifth studio album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010). The song...
- was denounced by public figures and slapped by a member of the public appalled by his comments. Six years later, in 1963, Macmillan resigned and advised...
- election and hoped to make political capital out of the visit. George was appalled, however, when instructed by the South African government to shake hands...
- dangerous place to go. In 1842, Charles ****ens visited the area and was appalled at the horrendous living conditions he had seen. The area was so notorious...
- Armenia, bringing with them disease and starvation. The Entente Powers, appalled by the actions of the Ottoman government, sought to help the newly founded...
- investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, saying that he was "appalled" by Epstein's death in federal custody. Two days later Barr said there...
- when the war forced the British to cast their net wider, Churchill was appalled the martial race theory had been abandoned. In 1943 he wrote to Field-Marshall...
- cl****. The decay affected both Judah and Israel ... High minded men were appalled at this development. Was this the people whom YHWH had brought out of Egypt...
- I met him. I mentioned to him that I smoked marijuana, and he was just appalled. He said, 'Don't ever do that again.'" Presley was not only deeply opposed...
Loading...