Example sentences for: dismay

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

  • The WP says that although Lewinsky didn't provide any new information (to the "dismay" of the prosecutors, says USAT ), she also didn't retreat in any way from her past testimony.

  • Still, my dismay is contained by the fact that 70 percent of nothing is nothing, and in the end it seems clear that that's all Planet Hollywood is worth.

  • Sports writers mercilessly scrutinized Robinson's errors in the game (notably, getting burned on an 80 yard touchdown pass) and partly blamed the Falcons' sloppy performance (several muffed touchdown opportunities and four second-half turnovers) on the attendant dismay and distraction.

  • Apart from Sam Adams and Grolsch, the tasters really had trouble telling one beer from another . This conclusion is implicit in many of the findings, but it was really obvious during the experiment itself, when the confident look of men-who-know-their-beer quickly turned to dismay and panic as they realized that all the lagers tasted pretty much the same.

  • Of course, there are words that are pronounced and stressed exactly alike in both syntactical uses: accord, control, decree, dismay, et al.; but these words appear to be in the minority.


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