Textual thesaurus for "dismay"

(noun) consternation, alarm

fear resulting from the awareness of danger

(noun) discouragement, disheartenment

the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles

(verb) horrify, appal, appall, alarm

fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised

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

(verb) cast down, get down, dispirit, deject, demoralise, demoralize, depress

lower someone's spirits; make downhearted

These news depressed her; The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her