dismay[ dis-mey ]SEE DEFINITION OF dismay
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISMAY
The other canon shook his head in dismay at such arrant folly.
They are barren, till the imagination has tenanted them with possibilities of danger and dismay.
Harriett had a little shock of dismay and resentment, hating change.
Sidney examined with some dismay the elaborate negligee garments in her hand.
He took chances and got away with them, laughing at the girl's gasps of dismay.
Dismay at the relief this gave her brought the dimples into her cheeks.
Nothing could equal his astonishment and dismay when he was told the news.
Then why this feeling of dismay when he wanted to be only glad?
The dismay and the scorn of Mr Verloc found vent in an attempt at levity.
The dismay of the thwarted pickpockets may be better imagined than described.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DISMAY
- chill to the bone
- curdle the blood
- make blood run cold
- make one's blood run cold
- make one's hair stand on end
- make teeth chatter
- scare away
- scare off
- scare the daylights out of
- scare to death
- strike terror into