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dismay

1 noun
     
dis‧may1 [uncountable]
the worry, disappointment, or unhappiness you feel when something unpleasant happens
with/in dismay
They stared at each other in dismay.
to somebody's dismay
I found to my dismay that I had left my notes behind.
The thought of leaving filled him with dismay.

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