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Synonyms of dismaying

Verb


1. depress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise, discourage

usage: lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her"

2. dismay, alarm, appal, appall, horrify, frighten, fright, scare, affright

usage: fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised; "I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview"; "The news of the executions horrified us"

Adjective


1. appalling, dismaying, alarming (vs. unalarming)

usage: causing consternation; "appalling conditions"

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