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dismay
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

3 uses
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Definition
to feel sadness, disappointment, or worry — typically in response to something surprising
  • "How could you be so treacherous!" said Tess, between archness and real dismay, and getting rid of his arm by pulling open his fingers one by one, though at the risk of slipping off herself.
    1 — The Maiden (95% in)
  • The flood of memories brought back by this revival of an incident anterior to her troubles produced a momentary dismay lest, recognizing her also, he should by some means discover her story.
    3 — The Rally (22% in)
  • She found, to her dismay, that this was owing to their having eaten all the seed potatoes,—that last lapse of the improvident.
    6 — The Convert (70% in)

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