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adjective as in shocked

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Ruling out such an approach, you are left with more subtle ways to modify your friend’s behavior — the most obvious being consistently discovering, to your dismay, that you are not available on Friday.

However, we recognize with dismay and sorrow that some lawyers challenged the outcome of the election with claims that they did not support with facts or evidence.

As the violence in the Capitol played out, Chris Evans, who plays Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, tweeted his dismay at what he was seeing.

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The gambling industry’s main lobbying group also expressed surprise and dismay at his position.

We note with dismay the serious threats and destruction of property faced by media professionals yesterday.

Buddhist purists are dismayed by one-percenters using mindfulness to get even richer.

I am often dismayed at the many ways in which we medicalize a natural phenomenon that affects us all—aging.

Many of your fellow citizens are dismayed by your conduct, and our anger has nothing to do with the color of your skin.

Olivia is dismayed at everything that's happening and decides to get on a plane and run away with Jake.

So I was dismayed to find that the makers of 300: Rise of an Empire had completely ignored them.

Frulein Fichtner herself looked no ways dismayed at the number of her guests, though we had the air of coming to storm the house.

For a moment the group in the kitchen at Skyrie were dismayed by Jim Barlow's sudden departure and the escape of the dogs.

A sword upon her diviners, and they shall be foolish: a sword upon her valiant ones, and they shall be dismayed.

Fear not their words, neither be thou dismayed at their looks: for they are a provoking house.

Harry was dismayed at his sister's condition, but the injustice of the wholesale reproach chased away contrition.


On this page you'll find 630 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dismayed, such as: anxious, apprehensive, frightened, nervous, scared, and shocked.

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