Definitions for dismay

Definitions for (noun) dismay

Main entry: consternation, dismay, alarm

Definition: fear resulting from the awareness of danger

Main entry: discouragement, disheartenment, dismay

Definition: the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles

Definitions for (verb) dismay

Main entry: dismay, horrify, appal, appall, alarm

Definition: fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised

Usage: I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview; The news of the executions horrified us

Main entry: cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, deject, demoralise, demoralize, depress

Definition: lower someone's spirits; make downhearted

Usage: These news depressed her; The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her

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