toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

appalling
used in Northanger Abbey

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
shockingly terrible or horrible
  • Till midnight, she supposed it would be in vain to watch; but then, when the clock had struck twelve, and all was quiet, she would, if not quite appalled by darkness, steal out and look once more.
    Chapter 23 (99% in)

There are no more uses of "appalling" in Northanger Abbey.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®