Dismayedness Dis*may"ed*ness, n. A state of being dismayed; dejection of courage; dispiritedness. [1913 Webster]

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  • dismayedness — noun The state or quality of being dismayed …   Wiktionary

  • dismayedness — dis·mayed·ness …   English syllables

  • dismayedness — ā(ə̇)dnə̇s noun ( es) : the quality or state of being dismayed : dismay …   Useful english dictionary

  • dismay — dismayedness /dis mayd nis, may id /, n. dismayingly, adv. /dis may /, v.t. 1. to break down the courage of completely, as by sudden danger or trouble; dishearten thoroughly; daunt: The surprise attack dismayed the enemy. 2. to surprise in such a …   Universalium

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