Usage examples for dismay

  1. Blachland had sat up in bed and was staring at his young kinsman in wild dismay. – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  2. I jumped up in dismay and, not without laughing, helped the old lady to her feet. – The Satyricon, Complete by Petronius Arbiter
  3. Senator Burton glanced at her in dismay. – The End of Her Honeymoon by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  4. " I- I believe I can," she said, and then experienced a sharp sense of dismay. – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  5. But at sight of the little group of people in the hall she paused in dismay. – The Vision of Desire by Margaret Pedler
  6. 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
  7. In sudden dismay the Aeneadae know the hated form and giant limbs. – The Aeneid of Virgil by Virgil
  8. On the contrary I started in dismay. – My New Home by Mary Louisa Molesworth
  9. 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
  10. Dunn gazed at him in dismay. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  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 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
  13. 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
  14. Master Plummer looked up in dismay. – The Princess and Joe Potter by James Otis
  15. 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
  16. " 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
  17. But he did not cry and he showed no dismay. – Seven Icelandic Short Stories by Various
  18. " 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