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dismayed

[ dis-meyd ]
/ dɪsˈmeɪd /
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Definition of dismayed

adjective
thoroughly disheartened, as by sudden danger or trouble: When he was sick and in prison, and the non-cooperation movement ebbed, Gandhi was not dismayed or discouraged.
surprised and disillusioned or disappointed: Many were dismayed at the way the ad trivialized the Tibetan people's struggle for freedom and survival.
alarmed or perturbed: As a teacher in a K-8 school, I am extremely dismayed at the talk of more unstable funding for education.
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OTHER WORDS FROM dismayed

dis·mayed·ness [dis-meyd-nis, -mey-id-], /dɪsˈmeɪd nɪs, -ˈmeɪ ɪd-/, nounun·dis·mayed, adjective
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