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dismay
used in True Believer by Sparks

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Definition
to feel sadness, disappointment, or worry — typically in response to something surprising
  • After the first and only stoplight, the speed limit dropped to twenty-five miles an hour, and slowing the car, Jeremy took in the scene with dismay.
    Chapter Two (52% in)
  • To her dismay, she felt tears begin to well in her eyes.
    Chapter Seventeen (96% in)

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