HyperDic: dismay

English > 4 senses of the word dismay:
NOUNfeelingdismay, discouragement, disheartenmentthe feeling of despair in the face of obstacles
feelingdismay, alarm, consternationfear resulting from the awareness of danger
VERBemotiondismay, depress, deject, cast down, get down, dispirit, demoralize, demoraliselower someone's spirits
emotiondismay, alarm, appal, appall, horrifyfill with apprehension or alarm
dismay > pronunciation
Soundsdihsmey'
Rhymesgourmet ... resume: 6 rhymes with mey...
English > dismay: 4 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningThe feeling of despair in the face of obstacles.
Synonymsdiscouragement, disheartenment
NarrowerintimidationThe feeling of discouragement in the face of someone's superior fame or wealth or status etc.
BroaderdespairThe feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well
Spanishdesaliento, desánimo
Verbsdismaylower someone's spirits
English > dismay: 4 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningFear resulting from the awareness of danger.
Synonymsalarm, consternation
AttributesalarmingFrightening because of an awareness of danger
unalarmingnot alarming
Broaderfear, fearfulness, frightAn emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
Spanishalarma, consternación, espanto, intranquilidad, nerviosismo
Catalanalarma, consternació, intranquil·litat, nerviosisme
Verbsdismayfill with apprehension or alarm
English > dismay: 4 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaninglower someone's spirits; make downhearted.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will dismay him; The performance is likely to dismay Sue
Synonymsdepress, deject, cast down, get down, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise
Narrowerchilldepress or discourage
Broaderdiscouragedeprive of courage or hope
Oppositeelate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicateFill with high spirits
Spanishabatir, deprimir, desalentar, desanimar, desmoralizar, espantar
Catalanabatre, deprimir, desanimar, descoratjar, desmoralitzar
Nounsdismaythe feeling of despair in the face of obstacles
English > dismay: 4 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningFill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will dismay him; The performance is likely to dismay Sue
Synonymsalarm, appal, appall, horrify
Narrowershockstrike with horror or terror
Broaderfrighten, fright, scare, affrightdrive out by frightening
Spanishalarmar, horripilar, horrorizar
Catalanalarmar, horroritzar
Nounsdismayfear resulting from the awareness of danger

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