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used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward)

8 uses
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to feel sadness, disappointment, or worry — typically in response to something surprising
  • Ajax, dismayed, perceived the hand of Heaven, And knew that Jove the Thunderer had decreed To thwart his hopes, and victory give to Troy.
    2.16 — Volume 2 Book 16 (13% in)
  • ...then Cebriones, who saw Confus'd the Trojans' right, drew near, and said: "Hector, we here, on th' outskirts of the field, O'erpow'r the Greeks; on th' other side, our friends In strange confusion mingled, horse and man, Are driv'n; among them Ajax spreads dismay, The son of Telamon; I know him well, And the broad shield that o'er his shoulders hangs; Thither direct we then our car, where most In mutual slaughter horse and foot engage, And loudest swells, uncheck'd, the battle cry."
    2.11 — Volume 2 Book 11 (62% in)
  • Then deeply groaning, as he smote his thigh Thus spoke dismay'd the son of Hyrtacus: "O Father Jove, how hast thou lov'd our hopes To falsify, who deem'd not that the Greeks Would stand our onset, and resistless arms!
    2.12 — Volume 2 Book 12 (34% in)
  • "Friends, Grecians all, ye who excel in war, And ye of mod'rate or inferior strength, Though all are not with equal pow'rs endued, Yet here is work for all! bear this in mind, Nor tow'rd the ships let any turn his face, By threats dismay'd; but forward press, and each Encourage each, if so the lightning's Lord, Olympian Jove, may grant us to repel, And backward to his city chase the foe."
    2.12 — Volume 2 Book 12 (57% in)
  • Menestheus, son of Peteus, with dismay Observ'd their movement; for on his command, Inspiring terror, their attack was made.
    2.12 — Volume 2 Book 12 (69% in)
  • But when Achilles' voice of brass they heard, They quail'd in spirit; the sleek-skin'd steeds themselves, Conscious of coming ill, bore back the cars: Their charioteers, dismay'd, beheld the flame Which, kindled by the blue-ey'd Goddess, blaz'd Unquench'd around the head of Peleus' son.
    2.18 — Volume 2 Book 18 (34% in)
  • On then with dauntless spear, nor be dismay'd By his high tone and vaunting menaces."
    2.20 — Volume 2 Book 20 (21% in)
  • He said; and quickly, cloth'd in mortal form, Neptune and Pallas at his side appear'd; With cheering words they took him by the hand, And thus th' Earth-shaking God his speech began: "Achilles, fear not thou, nor be dismay'd; Such pow'rful aid, by Jove's consent, we bring, Pallas and I, from Heav'n; 'tis not decreed That thou shouldst by the River be o'erwhelm'd; He shall retire ere long, and thou shalt see; And more, if thou wilt hear, we undertake That from the war thine arm shall...
    2.21 — Volume 2 Book 21 (45% in)

There are no more uses of "dismay" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward).

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