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Synonyms for dismay

Synonyms for dismay

to deprive of courage or the power to act as a result of fear, anxiety, or disgust

a sudden or complete loss of courage in the face of trouble or danger

Synonyms for dismay

the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles

fear resulting from the awareness of danger

fill with apprehension or alarm

References in classic literature ?
In passing through a narrow ravine, he heard a noise behind him, and looking round beheld, to his dismay, a grizzly bear in full pursuit, apparently attracted by the scent of the meat.
Alexey Alexandrovitch had begun to speak boldly, but as he realized plainly what he was speaking of, the dismay she was feeling infected him too.
However, one morning Marija took her usual detour, and, to her horror and dismay, saw a crowd of people in front of the bank, filling the avenue solid for half a block.
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court on Wednesday expressed dismay over absence of law for Pemra chief posting dismays court
Summary: New Delhi [India], Feb 21 (ANI): Expressing dismay over the extension of the State of Emergency in The Maldives, India said the consequent delay in the resumption of the political process and the continuing suspension of the functioning of democratic institutions, including the judiciary is likely to further delay restoration of normalcy.
SUKKUR -- Sukkur Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Judge Munir Lodhi expressed his dismay over absence of defence lawyers on many dates of hearing of the high-profile case of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader Maulana Khalid Mehmood Soomro.
Former Palawan Bishop Pedro Arigo also expressed dismay over the Court of Appeals' order for Reyes' release from jail.
They also visited historic churches within the Nicosia buffer zone that are at risk of collapsing and expressed their dismay with their tragic state.
Expressing dismay over lackluster performance of the CDA in implementing the court's directives, Justice Azmat Saeed observed that the civic body seems to stop delivering.
HYDERABAD -- The Division Bench of Sindh High Court Hyderabad Circuit comprising Justice Salahuddin Panhwar and Justice Faheem Siddiqui Tuesday expressed dismay over police investigation into Naila Rind case and directed police officers to initiate action against the concerned officials who conducted the poor investigation of the case.
DOHA Al Jazeera Media Network has expressed its dismay over Snapchat's decision to block its Discover Publisher Channel in Saudi Arabia.
BRIAN Davis, from Ilkley, near Leeds, whose sister, Jane, aged 17, was one of the youngest victims, spoke of his dismay.
There she meets the charming Todd Wilson and, much to her dismay, wakes up the next morning in his bed.
He said, 'I share with my colleagues who appeared before the select committee the dismay and the regret about what happened.
Despite his dismay at how the court's work has diminished, Mr Bissell said that his period on the bench had been very fulfilling.