how to pronounce appalled


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the above transcription of appalled is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

appalled is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of appalled in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… paul and paul i will be appalled if i …”

meanings of appalled


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of appall.
  2. Simple past tense and past participle of appal.


  1. Shocked, horrified by something unpleasant.

appalled frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word appalled occurs in english on average 3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics appalled can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that appalled can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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