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aghast

a·ghast

aghast

 
 
pronunciation:
gaest
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part of speech: adjective
definition: filled with terror or consternation; shocked.
We were aghast at the teacher's cruel treatment of his students.
synonyms:
alarmed, appalled, floored, frightened, horrified, horror-struck, panic-stricken, petrified, scared, shocked, stunned, terrified
similar words:
afraid, disconcerted, dismayed, thunderstruck
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