Dismay in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Dismay

the emotion felt by a person who is saddened, worried, or disappointed

Examples of Dismay in a sentence

To the children’s dismay, there was not enough snow in the yard to build a snowman.  🔊

I felt a great deal of dismay when the author killed off my favorite character.  🔊

When the actor killed himself, he left many fans paralyzed with dismay.  🔊

The broken car window was cause for dismay.  🔊

To the dismay of the police, the bank robbers were able to escape.  🔊

We expressed anger and dismay when we arrived at the hotel after midnight and learned our hotel room had been given to another family.  🔊

To the dismay of the teenagers, all of the concert tickets had been sold.  🔊

Jim did not express any dismay when his wife’s killer was executed.  🔊

To my dismay, I see the squirrels have decided to feast upon my garden.  🔊

Erica watched in dismay as her husband’s coffin was lowered into the ground.  🔊

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