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."

  • It was a pretty dismaying experience, straight out of Les Misérables : the tattered crowd, the forest of groping hands, the healthy-looking young guys who conned their way to seconds or thirds while the quiet or confused went home empty-handed.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • But the company's proposed restructuring plan is nonetheless dismaying.

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