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Definition of Dismayingly
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Literary usage of Dismayingly
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1. Connecticut in Transition, 1775-1818 by Richard Joseph Purcell (1918)
"This must have been dismayingly apparent, to compel American recognition of the justice of foreign criticism ..."
2. Green Light!: Men of the 81st Troop Carrier Squadron Tell Their Story by Martin Wolfe (1989)
"In Britain, unlike Germany, dismayingly few people in 1940 had any good knowledge about gliders, parachutes, jumping equipment, and jumping techniques. ..."
3. Estudios entomológicos y parasitológicos by John Edwin Bakeless, Francis Peloubet Farquhar, David R. Iriarte, Justus Liebig, John Blyth (1863)
"... the leaders were determined to have plenty of supplies this time, though the first attempts to secure them were dismayingly unsuccessful. ..."
4. My Tiny Life: Crime and Passion in a Virtual World by Julian Dibbell (1998)
"There were only so many bytes of hard-drive space to go around, and as I had lately and dismayingly come to understand, my share of those ..."
5. French Perceptions of the Early American Republic, 1783-1793 by Peter P. Hill (1988)
"French governments of the era, whether royalist or republican, shared an authoritarian tradition dismayingly at odds with American views in such matters. ..."