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dismayed, past tense; dismayed, past participle; dismaying, present participle; dismays, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Cause (someone) to feel consternation and distress
    • - they were dismayed by the U-turn in policy
  1. Consternation and distress, typically that caused by something unexpected
    • - to his dismay, she left him

  1. depress: lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her"
  2. discouragement: the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles
  3. alarm: fear resulting from the awareness of danger
  4. fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised; "I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview"; "The news of the executions horrified us"
  5. (dismayed) aghast(p): struck with fear, dread, or consternation
  6. (dismaying) appalling: causing consternation; "appalling conditions"
  7. A sudden or complete loss of courage and firmness in the face of trouble or danger; overwhelming and disabling terror; a sinking of the spirits; consternation; Condition fitted to dismay; ruin; To disable with alarm or apprehensions; to depress the spirits or courage of; to deprive of firmness ...
  8. (dismayed) To have the emotion of dismay
  9. (dismayed) [adj.] strongly disappointed and concerned
  10. (dismayed) sudden or complete loss of courage; utter disheartenment
  11. (dismayed) troubled, distressed
  12. To be dismayed is to be forcably removed from the month of may. Being dismayed is similar to being knocked into the middle of next week, only with the obviously more drastic consequences. Unless it's the last week of may, in which case, it's the same thing.
  13. Loss of courage or confidence before danger. Fearful worry.
  14. Anxiety, Despair, Discontentment, Grief, Misery, Nervousness, Sadness, Self-pity, Unhappiness.