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Overview of noun dismay

The noun dismay has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (4) discouragement, disheartenment, dismay

(the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles)

2. (2) alarm, dismay, consternation

(fear resulting from the awareness of danger)


Overview of verb dismay

The verb dismay has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. depress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise

(lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her")

2. dismay, alarm, appal, appall, horrify

(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")

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