What does Dismay mean? Learn the meaning of Dismay as we define this advanced vocabulary word with a simple definition, pictures, example sentences, English pronunciation and audio.
Dismay definition (verb) the emotion felt by a person who is saddened, worried, or disappointed
Dismay pronunciation: dis-mey
Examples of Dismay in a sentence:
1. To the children’s dismay, there was not enough snow in the yard to build a snowman.
2. I felt a great deal of dismay when the author killed off my favorite character.
3. The broken car window was cause for dismay.
4. To the dismay of the police, the bank robbers were able to escape.
5. Erica watched in dismay as her husband’s coffin was lowered into the ground.
Dismay synonyms and other related words for Dismay
alarm, fear, panic, anxiety, frighten, dread, scare, upset, consternation, fright, terror, mental pressure, horror, distress, daunt, horrify, shock, terrify, appal, apprehension, disconcert, dishearten, startle, trepidation, unnerve, awe, dispirit, intimidate, appall, discourage
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