Complete Definition of "dismay"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/dɪsËmeɪ/, SAMPA|/dIs"meI/
audio|en-us-dismay.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪ|-eɪ

Noun
en-noun|-

  1. A sudden or complete loss of courage in the face of trouble or danger

Translations
Japanese: t|ja|ç¼ç½|sc=JAchar (ããã°ã, rÅbai)
Russian: ÑÑÑÐ°Ñ (strah), ÑнÑние (unynije)
Dutch: teleurstelling
German: die Furcht
Vietnamese: sá»± mất hết tinh thần, sá»± mất hết can Äảm

Transitive verb
rfc-trverb|Transitive verb
en-verb

  1. To disable with alarm or apprehensions; to depress the spirits or courage of; to deprive of firmness and energy through fear; to daunt; to appall; to terrify.
  2. To render lifeless; to subdue; to disquiet.
  3. To take dismay or fright; to be filled with dismay.
  4. Loss of courage and firmness through fear; overwhelming and disabling terror; a sinking of the spirits; consternation.
  5. Condition fitted to dismay; ruin.

Translations

Vietnamese: làm mất tinh thần, làm mất hết can Äảm

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