appalling
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appalling(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (very bad)
a. atroz
His speech was appalling and I am flabbergasted that anyone could support him.Su discurso fue atroz y no puedo creer que alguien pueda apoyarlo.
b. pésimo
My neighbor woke me again last night with his appalling taste in music.Mi vecino me despertó de nuevo anoche con su pésimo gusto en música.
c. horroroso
The appalling weather ruined our vacation at the beach.El clima horroroso arruinó las vacaciones en la playa.
2. (shocking)
a. terrible
A disturbing video showed the appalling conditions in the hospital.Un video perturbador mostró las condiciones terribles del hospital.
b. espantoso
The hurricane left an appalling trail of destruction in its wake.El huracán dejó un rastro espantoso de destrucción a su paso.
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appalling
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. espantoso(a), horroroso(a)
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appalling [əˈpɔːlɪŋ]
adjective
[+sight, behaviour, weather, destruction] espantoso; horroroso; [+suffering, crime, conditions] atroz; espantoso; [+spelling, mistake, headache, smell] espantoso
he has appalling taste in clothes tiene un gusto pésimo para la ropa; her first novel was appalling su primera novela fue un horror
I had an appalling headache
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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