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Quotes of dismay

  1. Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune. For this reason they often take an indecent pleasure in events that dismay the rest of humanity. – Russell Baker
  2. There is no mistaking the dismay on the face of a writer who has just heard that his brain child is a deformed idiot. – L. Sprague de Camp
  3. Where men of judgment creep and feel their way, The positive pronounce without dismay – William Cowper
  4. So I started to learn Russian and I was one of those probably way too eager, annoying young actor kids who was trying to change all my lines to Russian, much to the dismay of the director and Nic Cage. – Jared Leto
  5. And friends of mine that had photography class in high school would develop the film and make prints and I'd take them back to the track and give 'em away or try and sell them. Much to my parents' dismay I majored in photography in college. – John Sexton

Usage examples for dismay

  1. " Why, you've brought his grey suit," Helen cried in dismay the one he looks so well in!" – The Zeppelin's Passenger by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. Blachland had sat up in bed and was staring at his young kinsman in wild dismay – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  3. Mr. Hazlewood made so complete a picture of dismay that Dick could not but pity him. – Witness For The Defence by A.E.W. Mason
  4. But at sight of the little group of people in the hall she paused in dismay – The Vision of Desire by Margaret Pedler
  5. " I- I believe I can," she said, and then experienced a sharp sense of dismay – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  6. Master Plummer looked up in dismay – The Princess and Joe Potter by James Otis
  7. Just so, said Upton, smiling at the dismay in the other's countenance; I have had such a party as you describe to- day. – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever
  8. Alison started with dismay – A Prairie Courtship by Harold Bindloss
  9. " You surely won't want the whip now," said De Vayne in some dismay as Julian picked it up on saying good- night. – Julian Home by Dean Frederic W. Farrar
  10. On the contrary I started in dismay – My New Home by Mary Louisa Molesworth
  11. I can picture his dismay had it ever been suggested that he should take Miss Levey out to dinner. – The Debit Account by Oliver Onions
  12. The dismay was at first great among the malecontents. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 5 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  13. The Young Doctor's face wore a look of dismay – You Never Know Your Luck, Complete Being The Story Of A Matrimonial Deserter by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  14. No sooner, in spite of his dismay did the tail of the bear reach him, than the man caught hold of it. – Stories of Animal Sagacity by W.H.G. Kingston
  15. In sudden dismay the Aeneadae know the hated form and giant limbs. – The Aeneid of Virgil by Virgil
  16. But he did not cry and he showed no dismay – Seven Icelandic Short Stories by Various
  17. Then as he heard the clock strike, he sprang from his arm- chair in dismay – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau
  18. I jumped up in dismay and, not without laughing, helped the old lady to her feet. – The Satyricon, Complete by Petronius Arbiter
  19. Dunn gazed at him in dismay – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  20. Senator Burton glanced at her in dismay – The End of Her Honeymoon by Marie Belloc Lowndes

Rhymes for dismay