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  • Dearer for that soft dismay! (10)
  • She got up in dismay. (8)
  • In dismay, Ipley started. (10)
  • Fulkerson repeated, in dismay. (9)
  • Lady Blandish met Richard in dismay. (10)
  • And with dismay he saw her open a portfolio. (8)
  • Her brother asked her in dismay if she was tired. (10)
  • She opened it with misgiving, and read it with dismay. (8)
  • Cecilia heard that question with something like dismay. (8)
  • But almost before the words had left his lips he felt dismay. (8)
  • But even there he found, to his dismay, no finality of judgment. (8)
  • Much to his sorrow and dismay, he found a new Governor installed. (19)
  • He stopped, with a look of dismay that broke up in a hopeless laugh. (9)
  • She beheld with dismay that the ranks of her soldiers were wavering. (5)
  • She looked him in the eyes, with dismay in her growing intelligence. (9)
  • What fills me with doubt and dismay is the degradation of the moral tone. (14)
  • There comes a sudden swish and splash of water, and broken yells of dismay. (8)
  • I did not assent to the possibility, but the notion gave me a shiver of dismay. (9)
  • Conceive his dismay when he entered the house, to find there a man in possession. (10)
  • In the silence that followed, Fulkerson looked from one lady to the other with dismay. (9)
  • Her mother remained looking at her, helpless, not so much with amaze, perhaps, as dismay. (9)
  • The judge had no heart to speak, in his dismay, and it was Mrs. Kenton who took the word. (9)
  • The moment she was better, Winton, in dismay, whisked her back to Aunt Rosamund, in town. (8)
  • Farina beheld a scene that first dazzled, but, as it grew into shape, sank him with dismay. (10)
  • Bob Pierson, then, paced the room, so absorbed in his dismay and concern, that he was almost happy. (8)
  • He had expected a cry of dismay; the silence with which his pronouncement was received alarmed him. (8)
  • He plodded along amongst the damp woods with his head down, and resentment and dismay in his heart. (8)
  • Whatever potential complicity had lurked in her heart, his words brought her only immeasurable dismay. (9)
  • But, since he was not a philosopher, he did not perceive the inconsistency between his theory and his dismay. (8)
  • The changing emotions chased one another through her heart and over her face: dismay, shame, pride, tenderness. (9)
  • Stephen looked at his brother in surprise, amounting almost to dismay; he had spoken with such unwonted resolution. (8)
  • Nothing could have been more striking than the change from her look of guttered expectancy to a sort of hard dismay. (8)
  • Accepting life as it came, Thirza showed no dismay, but her cheeks grew a little pinker, and her eyes a little rounder. (8)
  • The contrast he presented to my sensations between our pleasant home and this foggy solitude gave me a pang of dismay. (10)
  • Fanny, in dismay at such an unprecedented question, did not know which way to look, or how to be prepared for the answer. (4)
  • After Mrs. Arnold, in a fit of temper, had left her husband, Arnold arose in dismay, then sat down dejectedly in his chair. (18)
  • It suddenly struck her that it might be from Lady Catherine; and she anticipated with dismay all the consequent explanations. (4)
  • She dropped her hand in his, and it was with a thrill of dismay that he felt the rush of passion reanimating his frozen veins. (10)
  • She dropped her hand in his, and it was with a thrill of dismay that he felt the rush of passion reanimating his frozen veins. (22)
  • A groan of dismay went up from the whole circle, and some who had pressed forward for a sight of the slippers, shrank back again. (9)
  • She had the pleasure of seeing her flush with hope, and then the pain which was also a pleasure, of seeing her blanch with dismay. (9)
  • A fortnight ago it would have been perfection; now it filled him with dismay; he felt that the sudden suggestion had to do with Fleur. (8)
  • Hours of real dismay and suffering for it is suffering, indeed, to feel a loved thing swallowed up in that hopeless haze of London streets. (8)
  • Shelton listened with mingled feelings of amusement and dismay, till the old actor, having finished, resumed his crouching posture at the table. (8)
  • It is, indeed, rather terrible, and it is of a quality in its celebrities which may well carry dismay to any among us presently intending immortality. (9)
  • No sooner, however, had they established themselves in Stanhope Gate than he perceived to his dismay a return of her old absorbed and brooding manner. (8)

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Definition of dismay:

  • dismay, dis-m’, v.t. to terrify: to discourage. | n. loss of strength and courage through fear. | n. dismay’edness. | adj. dismay’ful (_spens._). (0)

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