Usage examples for appalling

  1. With each day of that appalling retreat Larry's agony deepened. – The Major by Ralph Connor
  2. We turned our staring eyes upon each other, and there was no need to speak the appalling thought that was in both our minds. – Emerson's Wife and Other Western Stories Emerson's Wife -- Colonel Kate's Protégée -- The Kid of Apache Teju -- A Blaze on Pard Huff -- How Colonel Kate Won Her Spurs -- Hollyhocks -- The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Johnson Sides -- A Piece of Wreckag by Florence Finch Kelly
  3. It was appalling, and he plunged away at a greater speed than ever. – Through Apache Lands by R. H. Jayne
  4. Young as I was, I shall never forget the days of the Famine, for Liverpool, more than any other place outside of Ireland itself, felt its appalling effects. – The Life Story of an Old Rebel by John Denvir
  5. But it's an appalling picture! – The Twelfth Hour by Ada Leverson
  6. Greatest of all these was the appalling disaster of 1755, when in a few minutes thousands upon thousands of the inhabitants were killed or drowned. – Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror by Richard Linthicum Trumbull White Samuel Fallows
  7. " The strain on the eyes was, too, something appalling. – Paul and the Printing Press by Sara Ware Bassett
  8. The state of Italima is appalling, but my sister is perfectly calm. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  9. That is the appalling discovery I have made this week. – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  10. He doesn't see himself sitting down to read hundreds of pages of your appalling fist. – The Daughters of a Genius by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  11. Your mind is appalling; your language is more so. – The Dominant Strain by Anna Chapin Ray
  12. The nun heard him, raised her head and turned; his suffering was visible and appalling to see. – The White Sister by F. Marion Crawford
  13. For a grown- up it would be an appalling play to sit through, and still more appalling play to have to write. – If I May by A. A. Milne
  14. I must get used to this dreadful, this appalling shock. – The Blotting Book by E. F. Benson
  15. When they embraced it was with an appalling directness. – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  16. He woke suddenly into full consciousness, with the din of some appalling explosion of thunder in his ears, and sat up in bed with racing heart. – The Best Ghost Stories by Various
  17. It's appalling to think of! – More About Peggy by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey
  18. Russia presents not only the most typical but the most stupendous and appalling example of this process. – The Task of Social Hygiene by Havelock Ellis
  19. The roar of the fire was appalling. – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  20. They sent to the Warden a request for a reduction; in reply came the appalling order for a further increase. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman