Example sentences for: dismay

How can you use “dismay” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In this sober, incisive, and riveting book, a well-documented history rather than a novelistic evocation of the man himself, Roudinesco cannot conceal her dismay that Lacan was not better behaved, more temperate in his appetites, less baroque in his provocations.

  • Fox News Sunday host Tony Snow voices dismay that Wolf was "making more money from the Gore campaign than Al Gore was making as vice president"--a status that surely no male consultant could have achieved on George Bush's 1988 campaign.

  • To the dismay of still others, Clark neither confirms nor denies the rumor that she and fellow prosecutor Christopher Darden slept together.

  • Many a company about to launch its Web site discovers to its dismay that its name is already taken, part of the speculative frenzy in domain names.

  • Imagine her dismay when she discovered that the library did not own most of the journals.


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