3 dicționare găsite pentru dismaying
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
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. [1913 Webster] Be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed. --Josh. i. 9. [1913 Webster] What words be these? What fears do you dismay? --Fairfax. [1913 Webster] 2. To render lifeless; to subdue; to disquiet. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] So flies a herd of beeves, that hear, dismayed, The lions roaring through the midnight shade. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Jove got such heroes as my sire, whose soul No fear could daunt, nor earth nor hell control. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Now the last ruin the whole host appalls; Now Greece has trembled in her wooden walls. --Pope. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
dismaying adj : causing consternation; "appalling conditions" [syn: appalling]Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
76 Moby Thesaurus words for "dismaying": affecting, afflictive, alarming, awing, baffling, bewildering, bitter, bleak, bothering, cheerless, chilling, comfortless, confounding, confusing, daunting, deplorable, depressing, depressive, deterrent, deterring, discomforting, discomposing, disconcerting, discouraging, disheartening, dismal, disquieting, distracting, distressful, distressing, disturbing, dolorific, dolorogenic, dolorous, dreary, embarrassing, enigmatic, fear-inspiring, fearful, fearsome, frightening, frightful, grievous, intricate, joyless, lamentable, mournful, moving, mysterious, mystifying, overawing, painful, pathetic, perplexing, perturbing, piteous, pitiable, poignant, problematic, puzzling, regrettable, rueful, sad, saddening, scaring, scary, sharp, sore, sorrowful, startling, touching, uncomfortable, upsetting, woebegone, woeful, wretched
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