What does the word appal mean?

Usage examples for appal

  1. For a month or two they bore their odd kind of life cheerfully enough; but the prospect of nearly six months more of it began to appal them, when they reflected upon it; and they soon found themselves longing for a change. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  2. Proceeding on our journey, we came suddenly to a large river, the sight of which would appal the firmest heart. – Bagh O Bahar, Or Tales of the Four Darweshes by Mir Amman of Dihli
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