Definitions For Dismay


  • Fear resulting from the awareness of danger
  • The feeling of despair in the face of obstacles
  • A strong feeling of being worried, disappointed, or upset


  • Fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
  • Lower someone's spirits; make downhearted
  • To cause (someone) to feel very worried, disappointed, or upset

Is Dismay a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Dismay is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Dismay in a Sentence

  • Her choice of career dismays her parents.
  • The imposing climb up the mountain dismayed us even before we got started
  • His comments were met with cries of dismay.
  • They watched in dismay as the house burned.
  • Much to the dismay of her fans, she announced her retirement immediately after the book's release.

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Antonyms for Dismay

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