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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.
MISS MANNERS: I FEEL ROBBED OF MY POTLUCK WEDDINGJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
157 LAW DEANS DENOUNCE ATTEMPTED INSURRECTION AND EFFORT TO DECERTIFY ELECTION — BUT DON’T NAME NAMESVALERIE STRAUSSJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
CAN CAPTAIN AMERICA SERVE TWO DRAMATICALLY DIFFERENT VERSIONS OF AMERICA?AJA ROMANOJANUARY 12, 2021VOX
The gambling industry’s main lobbying group also expressed surprise and dismay at his position.
SHELDON ADELSON, CASINO MAGNATE WHO INFLUENCED POLICY FROM D.C. TO JERUSALEM, DIES AT 87DONALD FRAZIERJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We note with dismay the serious threats and destruction of property faced by media professionals yesterday.
ACTIVISTS AROUND THE WORLD REACT TO CAPITOL SIEGEMICHAEL K. LAVERSJANUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
By all appearances, they have attained exactly what they wanted, but Han’s descriptions are flecked with notes of muffled dismay.
SIMON HAN’S ‘NIGHTS WHEN NOTHING HAPPENED’ IS A POIGNANT STUDY OF THE IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCERON CHARLESNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
To the dismay of human rights activists, China was yesterday elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council.
CHINA’S ELECTION TO THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL REVEALED ITS SHAKY GLOBAL STATUSMARY HUIOCTOBER 14, 2020QUARTZ
Frulein Fichtner herself looked no ways dismayed at the number of her guests, though we had the air of coming to storm the house.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
For a moment the group in the kitchen at Skyrie were dismayed by Jim Barlow's sudden departure and the escape of the dogs.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
A sword upon her diviners, and they shall be foolish: a sword upon her valiant ones, and they shall be dismayed.
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WORDS RELATED TO DISMAYED

  • agape
  • aghast
  • amazed
  • astonished
  • bamboozled
  • beat
  • bewildered
  • blown away
  • bowled over
  • breathless
  • buffaloed
  • confounded
  • dismayed
  • dumb
  • flabbergasted
  • floored
  • nonplused
  • overcome
  • overwhelmed
  • puzzled
  • shocked
  • speechless
  • staggered
  • startled
  • stuck
  • stumped
  • stunned
  • surprised
  • taken aback
  • thrown
  • thunderstruck
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