Example sentences for: dismaying

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

  • The Moscow Times said, "[O]nce again, the Russians are bombing Chechen guerillas--with the same dismaying inaccuracy that in Chechnya claimed so many civilians and roused so much anti-Russian sentiment."

  • But as someone who read a vast amount of what had been written about Diana, conducted 150 interviews (many with her intimates), and included 60 pages of detailed footnotes, I find it dismaying that Slate would run such a disingenuous review.

  • Such a message is particularly dismaying when one is able to fill in only one or two words after an hour.

  • There are many essays about how much he missed my mom when she died, about how much he loved the sights of Washington, about how dismaying it was that there was still so much confusion about basic issues in economics.

  • Given that the book topic is promising and that the author can often write very well, it is dismaying that this book is not better than it is.

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