Definition of Dismayed

1. Adjective. Struck with fear, dread, or consternation.

Exact synonyms: Aghast, Appalled, Shocked
Similar to: Afraid



Definition of Dismayed

1. Adjective. Having the emotion of dismay. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dismayed

1. dismay [v] - See also: dismay

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dismayed

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dismayed (current term)
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Literary usage of Dismayed

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1. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"BE NOT dismayed ATTRIBUTED TO GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS Tr. ELIZABETH CHARLES BE not dismayed, thou little flock, Although the foe's fierce battle-shock, ..."

2. History of the Expedition to Russia Undertaken by the Emperor Napoleon, in by Philippe-Paul S├ęgur (1825)
"The officers who travelled post from the interior of France, to join it, arrived dismayed. They could not conceive how it happened, that a victorious army, ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1831)
"... in the evolutions of irregular war; and the Northern Barbarians were astonished and dismayed, by the inhuman ferocity of the Barbarians of the South. ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"dismayed by the task which confronted him. Keiki gave in his resignation, 15 October, the Pescadores, pays an indemnity of 200000000 taels, ..."

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