Adjective "appallingly" definition and examples

(Appallingly may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/əˈpɔːlɪŋli/

Definitions and examples

adverb

To a horrifying or shocking degree.
  1. as submodifier 'the public waiting list is appallingly long'
  2. 'All "talent" involved really should be ashamed for their wasted energy on this appallingly dreadful final product.'
  3. 'The most obvious evidence of this phenomenon is the appallingly low rate of women's literacy in many countries.'
  4. 'The corporate world is appallingly bad at capitalizing on the strengths of its people.'
  5. 'The songs are appallingly uneventful, despite the rock-steady delivery of the band.'
  6. 'Agathocles, we are told, always lived a dissolute life and was known for appallingly cruel and inhumane conduct.'

More definitions

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

More examples(as adjective)

"yelps can be appallingly."

"devices can be appallingly."

Origin

(appalling)