Synonym: alarm, bewilder, bother, confuse, disturb, embarrass, frighten. Antonym: cheer. Similar words: dismal, charisma, sadism, dismiss, dismissal, small, as many, plasma. Meaning: [dɪs'meɪ] n. 1. the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles 2. fear resulting from the awareness of danger. v. 1. lower someone's spirits; make downhearted 2. fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised.
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(1) Local councillors have reacted with dismay and indignation.
(2) The crowd threw up their hands in dismay.
(3) He looked at her in dismay.
(4) She could not hide her dismay at the result.
(5) 'Someone stolen my house!' she said in dismay.
(6) The old man groaned with dismay.
(7) They stared at each other in dismay.
(8) The news has been greeted with dismay by local business leaders.
(9) The government has expressed "deep dismay" at police violence against protesters.
(10) To her dismay(sentencedict.com), her name was not on the list.
(11) He learned to his dismay that he had lost his job.
(12) 'someone stole my house!'she said in dismay.
(13) The news was greeted with widespread dismay.
(14) "Someone stole my house!" she said in dismay.
(15) Louise stared at the torn letter in dismay.
(16) She let out a groan of dismay.
(17) She could not keep the dismay from her voice.
(18) The thought of leaving filled him with dismay . Sentencedict.com
(19) I am filled with dismay at the news.
(20) The news was greeted with dismay in some quarters.
(21) Otherwise, inundation would ensue to our dismay.
(22) The news was received with dismay.
(23) To their dismay, the door was locked.
(24) I felt a mounting dismay at the prospect.
(25) John felt a lurch of dismay.
(26) I read of her resignation with some dismay.
(27) It was impossible to hide my dismay at what I had seen.
(28) The European Court's decision has been greeted with dismay by fishermen.
(29) Aid workers were said to have been filled with dismay by the appalling conditions that the refugees were living in.
(30) His initial surge of euphoria was quickly followed by dismay.
More similar words: dismal, charisma, sadism, dismiss, dismissal, small, as many, plasma, as many as, spokesman, businessman, tourism, sophism, racism, animism, judaism, nihilism, altruism, organism, cynicism, cronyism, vandalism, communism, exorcism, briticism, journalism, euphemism, ostracism, polytheism, magnetism.