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    dismay - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dismay

    (noun) the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles Definition
    (noun) fear resulting from the awareness of danger
    Synonyms : alarm , consternation
    (verb) lower someone's spirits; make downhearted
    Example Sentence
    • These news depressed her
    • The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her
    (verb) fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
    Synonyms : alarm , appal , appall , horrify
    Example Sentence
    • I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview
    • The news of the executions horrified us
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dismay

dis MAY sem end xms,,,i fear in dismay !!!

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