What is in his best interest is to play his part: the face of dismay.
Women are a force behind the Tea Party movement, and are marching away from the Democrats in dismay.
The humility of Joseph to accept this news when most would have responded with incredulity and dismay.
But the CIA is not a magic wand, as presidents keep discovering to their dismay.
And to the dismay of hardcore fans, there are no special stealth helicopters to be found in this version.
The look of dismay began to appear again in Valentine's face.
And upon his untanned forehead oozed the perspiration of dismay.
When he heard of the change he said in dismay: Will that affect my scheme?
Whitefoot listened with something very like dismay in his heart.
It was from the distance of a field, but this was enough to fill Harriet with dismay.
late 13c., dismaien, from Old French *desmaier (attested only in past participle dismaye), from Latin de- intensive prefix + Old French esmaier "to trouble, disturb," from Vulgar Latin *exmagare "divest of power or ability" (source of Italian smagare "to weaken, dismay, discourage"), from ex- (see ex-) + Germanic stem *mag- "power, ability" (cf. Old High German magen "to be powerful or able;" see may (v.)). Spanish desmayer "to be dispirited" is a loan word from Old French. Related: Dismayed; dismaying.
c.1300, from dismay (v.).