Learn a Word: Dismay

Meaning: worried about something that is unexpected


Students were dismayed by the new examination rules.

To his dismay, she left him alone.

Synonyms: concern, alarm, shock

The first known use of the word is in the 13th century.

Read more about the word ‘dismay’ from the website of Merriam Webster.

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