V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: horrified or struck with amazement
Synonyms: appalled, stunned, astonished, shocked, amazed, terrified, horrified
Antonyms: blasť, unperturbed
Tips: Aghast is derived from the Old English gast, "ghost." Think of someone being as horrified or stunned as if they've seen a ghost--that person would be aghast.
The Principal was aghast at the lack of discipline she witnessed in Mr. Jones' classroom. (appalled, horrified)
I am completely aghast at such insolent behavior. (astonished, stunned)
I was aghast that my employee hadn't followed my instructions at all, and as a result, did a terrible job on the project. (stunned, appalled)
I was aghast at my mobile phone bill last month, so I'll have to be careful about how much I use it this month. (horrified, shocked)
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