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Example Sentences for "appal"

Haven't they learned anything?The conference was an appalling waste of time; I didn't learn a thingI am appalled by the number of young people who smoke cigarettes. Haven't they learned anything?

The conference was an appalling waste of time; I didn't learn a thing.

We were totally appalled by the poor service at the restaurant.

The villagers live in appalling conditions, with no running water and little food.

They were simply appalled by the poor manners of the children.

The lack of services for the poor in this country is appalling.

There is an appallingly high number of homeless people living in our city.

My grandmother is quite appalled by the amount of sex on television these days.

The cost of housing in San Diego is appallingly high; I can't imagine ever being able to buy a house.

Martin Luther King, Jr. once suggested that we will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people.

Katherine Mansfield once said, Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy.

Cynthia Heime once said, Never judge someone by who he's in love with; judge him by his friends. People fall in love with the most appalling people.

Quentin Crisp once said that the very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we hold of ourselves with the appalling things that other people think about us.

John William Gardner once remarked that more and more Americans are appalled by the ravages of industrial progress, by the defacement of nature, by man-made ugliness.

Northcote Parkinson once said that where life is appallingly monotonous, religion must be emotional, dramatic and intense.

I was appalled by the poverty of the people living on the streets.

Find someone who is appalled by the poor quality of food in this country.


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