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Synonyms for dismayed

struck with fear, dread, or consternation

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Shelter ye under the shadow of my wings, O people, and I will comfort you, and ye shall not be dismayed.
Pollyanna, following the direction of her aunt's last dismayed gaze, saw, through the open windows of the sun parlor, the horse and gig turning into the driveway.
Reliable Sources told that when the PML-Q leader ship including Secretary General Mushahid Hussain, Secretary Finance Imtiaz Ranjha and others visited Gilgit Baltistan to review the electoral arrangements they were dismayed to see that not a single photo of Ch Shujaat was on the election banners and instead the posters and banners had pictures of former president Pervez Musharraf and Marvi Memon's father Nisar Memon.
For David Moyes to come out and deliver such a strongly worded statement on the eve of Everton's Europa League play-off shows just how dismayed he has been with the defender's actions.
Summary: Sri Lankans are dismayed after six players from their cricket team and their British assistant coach were wounded in Lahore on Tuesday.
In a Commons debate on a backbench bid to abolish the licence fee, MsMcCarthy said: "There is one proposal that has absolutely dismayed people in Bristol and that is the proposal to move Casualty to Cardiff.
I was dismayed to read that a four-year-old boy had drowned (GDN, August 28) and even more dismayed to learn that the boy drowned because none of the women with him could swim (GDN, August 29).
In a letter to the Sunday Times, the consultants said: "We are dismayed at the decision by the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) on the rationing of drugs for patients with advanced kidney cancer.
Supt James, who is head of roads policing for South Wales Police, said: "Although we are still analysing the figures for June's campaign I have personally been dismayed at the number of arrests for drink-driving I am still seeing on a daily basis.
Stansky concentrates on the first day because his underlying concern is with the use of terror to frighten and dismay and the reaction of those who are frightened and dismayed.
SIR IAN BOTHAM believes that Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe is "worse than Saddam Hussein" and is dismayed the country's cricket team has not been banned.
I was shocked and dismayed to see Andrew Sullivan lauded as a "Thought Leader" who makes "queer lives better" [January 16].
So I am dismayed by the very "Protestant" tone of your magazine.
Without naming names, the report is critical of federal officials who were "less than responsive" and says the subcommittee "is dismayed that there remains a lack of willingness to examine legitimate issues.
I am dismayed and offended that your article about the child sex trade in Thailand ("Childhood's End," SN: 9/24/05, p.