Synonyms of dismay in English:

dismay


See definition of dismay

verb

1‘he was dismayed by the change in his old friend’

SYNONYMS

appal, horrify, shock, shake, shake up

disconcert, take aback, confound, surprise, startle, alarm, frighten, scare, daunt, discomfit, unnerve, unman, unsettle, throw off balance, discompose, discountenance

trouble, bother, concern, perturb, disturb, upset, distress, sadden, dishearten, dispirit

informal rattle, spook, faze, psych, knock sideways, knock for six

archaic pother

ANTONYMS

encourage, please


noun

1‘they greeted his decision with great dismay’

SYNONYMS

alarm, shock, surprise, consternation, concern, perturbation, disquiet, disquietude, discomposure, distress, upset, anxiety, trepidation, fear

ANTONYMS

pleasure, relief