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dismay
used in The Giver

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Definition to feel sadness, disappointment, or worry — typically in response to something surprising
  • But he was a little dismayed that his schedule left no time, apparently, for recreation.
    69.2
  • Jonas's mother rolled her eyes in dismay.
    114.5

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