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I have been to a variety of churches growing up, and the hypocrisy I’ve seen is galling.

And, in a galling irony, those who should be most concerned about those implications are the very people this worldview purports to protect.

Because of her long-standing commitment to her workout regimen and strong play inside, the weight room disparity was particularly galling.

The revelations were especially galling given how Cuomo had boasted about his handling of the pandemic while New Yorkers were still in its throes.

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It’s great to see progress in the right direction, but it’s galling for anyone who falls outside of this and is still being actively discriminated against.

But it is particularly galling to watch the feminist superhero be treated in such a way.

Runfola's defense is nothing short of galling–and her lawyer should be called out for it.

To Palmer, the coincidence of his bullpen exile and his return to form was galling.

How galling it must have been to her to see once radical manifestos used for nostalgia.

That was galling for those who described the invasion of Iraq as a conflict of choice, not necessity.

The galling part of it was that Aunt Linda knew, and was chuckling, so to speak, over my discomfiture.

As the British line advanced slowly and in exact order, the guides opened a galling fire.

Galling though the Irish laws were, they never went so far as to make the mere holding of heretical opinions criminal.

Yet it was infinitely galling to be hidden away in this manner.

Sometimes the thought seemed pleasant, then again it would be galling in the extreme.


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On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to galling, such as: aggravating, annoying, bitter, exasperating, harassing, and humiliating.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.