Definition of Dismaying

1. Adjective. Causing consternation. "Appalling conditions"

Exact synonyms: Appalling
Similar to: Alarming



Definition of Dismaying

1. Verb. (present participle of dismay) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dismaying

1. dismay [v] - See also: dismay

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dismaying

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dismask
dismasked
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dismayful
dismaying (current term)
dismayingly
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Literary usage of Dismaying

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1. A Commentary on the Book of Psalms, in which Their Literal in Historical by George Horne (1833)
"... glory of his appearance in the sanctuary, as the God and King of Israel, terrifying and dismaying his enemies, comforting and invigorating his people. ..."

2. Sacred Classics: Or, Cabinet Library of Divinity by Richard Cattermole, Henry Stebbing (1836)
"... glory of his appearance in the sanctuary as the God and king of Israel, terrifying and dismaying his enemies, comforting and invigorating his people. ..."

3. The Campaign of the Jungle: Or, Under Lawton Through Luzon by Edward Stratemeyer (1900)
"... dismaying NEWS 44 How are you feeling to-day, Ben ? " " Fairly good, Larry. If it wasn't for this awfully hot weather, the wound wouldn't bother me at ..."

4. A Phonographic Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language: Abridged from by William Bolles (1846)
"... n. fall of courage, terror felt, desertion of mind, fear impressed. dismaying ... dismaying ..."

5. The Harleian Miscellany; Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1809)
"Kirbie, quaking when he felt the cart goc away, looked styll how neere the end of it was, till he was quite beside. And Cottom, dismaying, died trembling, ..."

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