1. dismayed

adjective. ['dɪˈsmeɪd'] struck with fear, dread, or consternation.


  • aghast
  • afraid
  • appalled


  • bold
  • brave
  • fearlessness
  • unconcerned

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Words that Rhyme with Dismayed

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Example sentences of the word dismayed

1. Verb, past participle
At first, borrowers are dismayed and upset upon receiving right to cure letters.

2. Noun, singular or mass
But you’re dismayed to see that you’ve actually gained 1 or 2 pounds.

Quotes containing the word dismayed

1. I bargained with Life for a penny,And Life would pay no more, However I begged at eveningWhen I counted my scanty store;For Life is just an employer,He gives you what you ask,But once you have set the wages,Why, you must bear the task.I worked for a menial's hire,Only to learn, dismayed,That any wage I had asked of Life,Life would have paid.
- Jessie B. Rittenhouse

2. [W]hen someone finds himself quite unjustly attacked and hated on all sides, there is no need for such a person to feel dismayed by misfortune. See how Fortune, who has harmed many a one, is so inconstant, for God, Who opposes all wrong deeds, raises up those in whom hope dwells.
- Christine de Pizan, Ditié de Jehanne d'Arc