- Feeling shock and horror, as if struck with amazement.
- Filled with fear or shock.
Middle english: from old english ongeæst, past participle of un- + gæstan "frighten".
- She was aghast at the news of the accident.
- He was aghast at the thought of losing his job.
- The crowd was aghast at the sight of the burning building.
- The students were aghast at the teacher's announcement.
- She was aghast at the destruction caused by the storm.
Some random words: baloney, unfriendly, prestige