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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: dismay(0.01148 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to dismay.
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English → English (WordNet)
n 1: the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles [syn: discouragement,
2: fear resulting from the awareness of danger [syn: alarm, consternation]
v 1: lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; “These news
depressed her”; “The bad state of her child's health
demoralizes her” [syn: depress, deject, cast down,
get down, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise]
2: 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” [syn: alarm, appal, appall, horrify]
English → English (gcide)
Dismay \Dis*may"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dismayed; p. pr. & vb.
n. Dismaying.] [OE. desmaien, dismaien, OF. esmaier; pref.
es- (L. ex) + OHG. magan to be strong or able; akin to E.
may. In English the pref. es- was changed to dis- (L. dis-).
See May, v. i.]
1. To disable with alarm or apprehensions; to depress the
spirits or courage of; to deprive or firmness and energy
through fear; to daunt; to appall; to terrify.
Be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed. --Josh. i.
What words be these? What fears do you dismay?
2. To render lifeless; to subdue; to disquiet. [Obs.]
Do not dismay yourself for this. --Spenser.
Syn: To terrify; fright; affright; frighten; appall; daunt;
dishearthen; dispirit; discourage; deject; depress. --
To Dismay, Daunt, Appall. Dismay denotes a state
of deep and gloomy apprehension. To daunt supposes
something more sudden and startling. To appall is the
strongest term, implying a sense of terror which
overwhelms the faculties.
So flies a herd of beeves, that hear, dismayed,
The lions roaring through the midnight shade.
Jove got such heroes as my sire, whose soul
No fear could daunt, nor earth nor hell control.
Now the last ruin the whole host appalls;
Now Greece has trembled in her wooden walls.
Dismay \Dis*may"\, v. i.
To take dismay or fright; to be filled with dismay. [Obs.]
Dismay \Dis*may"\, n. [Cf. OF. esmai, F. ['e]moi. See Dismay,
1. Loss of courage and firmness through fear; overwhelming
and disabling terror; a sinking of the spirits;
I . . . can not think of such a battle without
Thou with a tiger spring dost leap upon thy prey,
And tear his helpless breast, o'erwhelmed with wild
2. Condition fitted to dismay; ruin. --Spenser.
Syn: Dejection; discouragement; depression; fear; fright;
terror; apprehension; alarm; affright.