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Dismay

Dis`may´
v. t.1.To disable with alarm or apprehensions; to depress the spirits or courage of; to deprive or firmness and energy through fear; to daunt; to appall; to terrify.
[imp. & p. p. Dismayed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Dismaying.]
Be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed.
- Josh. i. 9.
What words be these? What fears do you dismay?
- Fairfax.
2.To render lifeless; to subdue; to disquiet.
Do not dismay yourself for this.
- Spenser.
v. i.1.To take dismay or fright; to be filled with dismay.
n.1.Loss of courage and firmness through fear; overwhelming and disabling terror; a sinking of the spirits; consternation.
I . . . can not think of such a battle without dismay.
- Macaulay.
2.Condition fitted to dismay; ruin.
Noun1.dismay - the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles
2.Dismaydismay - fear resulting from the awareness of danger
Synonyms: alarm, consternation
Verb1.dismay - lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her"
2.dismay - 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"
Synonyms: alarm, horrify, appal, appall
abash, abject fear, affright, agitate, agitation, anxiety, appall, apprehension, astound, awe, blue funk, cold feet, confound, consternation, cow, cowardice, daunt, discomfit, discomfort, discompose, disconcert, disquiet, distress, dread, dumbfound, embarrass, faze, fear, flummox, flurry, fluster, fright, funk, grieve, horrification, horrify, intimidate, lament, moider, mourn, mystify, nonplus, pain, panic, panic fear, perplex, perturb, petrify, phobia, pother, put off, put out, puzzle, rattle, shake, shock, sorrow, stampede, startle, take aback, terrify, terror, trepidation, unhinge, unholy dread, unnerve, unsettle, upset
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