Example sentences for: dismayed

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

  • a) Was clearly dismayed by the entire scandal and his role in it.

  • It goes without saying that Chatterbox is also shocked and dismayed.

  • So dismayed are professors and administrators at the poor quality of their students' speech, reports the Boston Globe , that a number of schools, from Smith College to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, are increasing classroom speaking requirements and offering electives to help students lose speech tics such as "whatever" and "you know."

  • As a prosecutor who uses testimony compelled by subpoena to investigate white-collar crime, I was dismayed to read Akhil Reed Amar's proposal, in "Right and Huang," to alter the meaning of immunity to allow for the fruits of immunized testimony to be used against a criminal defendant.

  • Many are dismayed at Kasdan's inability to match his acclaimed early efforts such as Body Heat , The Big Chill , and The Accidental Tourist . (Visit the official site to see stills and clips from the film.)


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