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2 Translation results for dismay in Spanish

verb | noun

dismay verb

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dismayed, has dismayed, is dismaying, dismays

Example sentences of
dismay verb

  • Her choice of career dismays her parents.
  • the imposing climb up the mountain dismayed us even before we got started

Synonyms of
dismay verb

Detailed synonyms for dismay verb

Dismay, appall, horrify, daunt, alarm significan desconcertar o disuadir mediante el miedo, la aprensión o la aversión.
  • Dismay indica el perder la capacidad de proseguir por motivo de un repentino temor o ansiedad, y porque no se sabe cómo tratar con una situación determinada <dismayed to find her daughter's bed empty in the morning>.
    antonyms: cheer
  • Appall indica el encontrarse ante lo que perturba, confunde u horroriza <appalled by his cynicism>.
  • Horrify connota una reacción de horror o repugnancia ante lo que es espantoso o terriblemente ofensivo <the extent of the famine turned out to be horrifying>.
  • Daunt connota el acobardar, vencer, desanimar o espantar en una labor que requiere de valentía <conditions that would daunt even the bravest reporters>.
  • Alarm connota causar que alguien perciba un sentimiento súbito de peligro <I didn't mean to alarm you>.

dismay noun

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Example sentences of
dismay noun

  • 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.
  • To my dismay, I did not get chosen for the job.
  • We listened with dismay to the news of the accident.

Reverse translation for dismay

consternar  - to dismay, to appall 
consternación  - consternation, dismay 
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