appallingly appallingly  /ə ˈpɔ lɪŋ li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) to an appalling extent

Usage(s):

  1. At the least, Frank's judgment was appallingly naive.
  2. In 1973 the Black Muslim-Hanafi dispute boiled over into an appallingly grisly deed.
  3. To judge from this appallingly reductive weepie, Wellesley College in 1953 was more close-minded than Selma, Alabama.

News

  • NBA Finals: San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat ready for final act

    There's really no way to top what happened Tuesday night. LeBron James quieted his haters again in one of the most stunning NBA Finals games ever. Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker failed appallingly for the only time in their finals careers.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Oakley News

Quotes

  1. "In just over 50 days, we recorded no less that 115 executions, that is an average of more than two each day," Amnesty secretary general Irene Khan said in a statement. "This represents a significant increase, even compared to the appallingly...
    on Aug 7, 2009 By: Irene Khan Source: AFP

  2. Shadow Defence Secretary Dr Liam Fox said: "The whole situation relating to the captive servicemen coming home has been handled appallingly. The Ministry of Defence have managed to lose public sympathy for our sailors and marines. Serving membersof...
    on Apr 9, 2007 By: Liam Fox Source: This is London

  3. "Anthony Hamilton told me that there were some people in China who were also appallingly abusive; not Chinese fans, but people who had travelled from Spain," said Mosley. "If they went to Australia and did something like that, they could get...
    on Feb 9, 2008 By: Max Mosley Source: Times Online

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