appal

  畅通词汇  
[ə'pɔːl]     [ə'pɔːl]    
  • v. 使 ... 惊骇;使 ... 吓坏;<古>削弱;失败
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appal的英文翻译是什么意思,词典释义与在线翻译:

双解释义

v. (动词)
  1. vt. 使大为震惊; 使惊骇 shock sb very much; fill with fear, hatred, terror etc.

英英释义

Verb:
  1. strike with disgust or revulsion;

    "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"

  2. fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised;

    "I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview"
    "The news of the executions horrified us"

appal的用法和样例:

例句

  1. We were appalled when we heard that the chairman had been murdered.
    听说主席被谋杀,我们都吓坏了。
  2. The prospect of another war appalled us.
    想到有可能发生另一场战争,我们不寒而栗。

常见句型

用作动词 (v.)
用作及物动词 S+~+ n./pron.
  1. She hated the house—its very architecture appalled her.
    她很讨厌这幢房子——单单它的建筑式样就令她不胜厌恶。
  2. The brutality of the crime has appalled the public.
    罪行之残暴使公众大为震惊。
  3. The idea of sharing a room appalled her.
    合住一个房间的想法使她惊骇。
  4. The number of people killed on the roads appalled the police.
    公路上的死亡人数使警方大为震惊。
  5. The scale of the destruction appalled us.
    毁坏的程度让我们惊恐不已。
  6. The thought of having to do it all again appals me.
    一想到要从头再做一遍我就十分害怕。
  7. The thought of someone else driving my car appals me.
    想到我的车让别的人来开,真使我不寒而栗。
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  9. We were appalled at the prospect to having to miss our holiday.
    我们为失去这一假日而感到大失所望。
  10. We were appalled when we heard that she had been murdered.
    听说她被谋杀了,我们都吓坏了。
S+~+ n./pron. +to- v
  1. It appalled me to see such sloppy work.
    看到这么草率马虎的产品,真叫我厌恶。
  2. We are appalled to see the misery around us.
    我们看到周围一片凄惨的景象,不觉大为愕然。
用作双宾动动词 S+~+ pron./n. +that-clause
  1. It appalled me that they could simply ignore the problem
    他们竟然把问题置之不理,令我非常诧异。
  2. It appalled them that no preparations had been made.
    使他们吃惊的是,准备工作一点都没有。
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  4. We are appalled that such conditions could exist among us.
    我们中间居然存在如此恶劣的生活状况,真令人不胜惊愕。

经典引文

  • A bold one that dare look on that Which might appal the devil.

    出自:Macbeth , Shakespeare
  • The waste of money appalled him, but he could not help being delighted by the dash and importance of it all.

    出自: J. B. Priestley
  • I was utterly appalled that Otto could have laid hands upon his wife.

    出自: I. Murdoch
  • I was so appalled at the broken buildings and so little worried by the broken bodies.

    出自: S. Hill
  • Thoughts that awe but not appal.

    出自: absol.

appal的详细讲解:

词语用法

v. (动词)
  1. appal的基本意思是“使大为震惊; 使惊骇”,是及物动词,暗示因极大的恐惧或怪异而吓倒。
  2. appal在美式英语中也可以写作appall。

词义辨析

v. (动词)
appal, daunt, dismay, horrify
  • 这组词的共同意思是“引起惊恐、忧郁或使丧失勇气”。其区别在于:dismay指因前景令人沮丧或对某事束手无策,而失去继续干某事的力量; appal指足以把人吓瘫的恐惧,也指遇到无法改变的、使人惊愕的事或物所表现出的无能为力; daunt强调试图干大胆的事,但被威胁或压制,因而停止或退却; 而horrify指见到令人毛骨悚然的东西时的一种恐惧和发抖的反应,也可指失去尊严所引起的暂时的厌恶感。
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    v.(动词)
    • appalling adj. 骇人的,可怕的

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