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Local people expressed their dismay at the size of the pay rise.
He is leaving the department, much to the dismay of his colleagues.
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American English version of definition of dismay
a Korean dish made from fermented cabbage or other vegetables, garlic and spices
to ask people to vote in order to decide an issue
a compulsive desire for something; an addiction to something
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Definition of dismay from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.