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Meaning of word dismay from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

dismay   noun

Meaning : The feeling of despair in the face of obstacles.

Synonyms : discouragement, disheartenment

Meaning : Fear resulting from the awareness of danger.

Synonyms : alarm, consternation

dismay   verb

Meaning : Lower someone's spirits. Make downhearted.

Example : These news depressed her.
The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her.

Synonyms : cast down, deject, demoralise, demoralize, depress, dispirit, get down

Fill with high spirits. Fill with optimism.

Music can uplift your spirits.
elate, intoxicate, lift up, pick up, uplift

Meaning : Fill with apprehension or alarm. Cause to be unpleasantly surprised.

Example : I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview.
The news of the executions horrified us.

Synonyms : alarm, appal, appall, horrify