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verb [transitive] dismay pronunciation in American English /dɪsˈmeɪ/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theydismay
he/she/itdismays
present participledismaying
past tensedismayed
past participledismayed

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  1. to make someone very worried, disappointed, or sad

    What dismayed me most about their behavior was their rudeness.

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