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 for Dismayed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dismay \Dis*may"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dismayed; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Dismaying.] [OE. desmaien, dismaien, OF. esmaier; pref.
     es- (L. ex) + OHG. magan to be strong or able; akin to E.
     may. In English the pref. es- was changed to dis- (L. dis-).
     See May, v. i.]
     1. To disable with alarm or apprehensions; to depress the
        spirits or courage of; to deprive or firmness and energy
        through fear; to daunt; to appall; to terrify.
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              Be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed. --Josh. i.
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              What words be these? What fears do you dismay?
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     2. To render lifeless; to subdue; to disquiet. [Obs.]
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              Do not dismay yourself for this.      --Spenser.
     Syn: To terrify; fright; affright; frighten; appall; daunt;
          dishearthen; dispirit; discourage; deject; depress. --
          To Dismay, Daunt, Appall. Dismay denotes a state
          of deep and gloomy apprehension. To daunt supposes
          something more sudden and startling. To appall is the
          strongest term, implying a sense of terror which
          overwhelms the faculties.
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                So flies a herd of beeves, that hear, dismayed,
                The lions roaring through the midnight shade.
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                Jove got such heroes as my sire, whose soul
                No fear could daunt, nor earth nor hell control.
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                Now the last ruin the whole host appalls;
                Now Greece has trembled in her wooden walls.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: struck with fear, dread, or consternation [syn:
             aghast(p), appalled, dismayed, shocked]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  83 Moby Thesaurus words for "dismayed":
     abashed, abroad, adrift, affrighted, afraid, agape, alarmed,
     astray, at sea, bewildered, bothered, chicken, chickenhearted,
     clueless, confounded, confused, consternated, coward, cowardly,
     cowed, daunted, discomfited, discomposed, disconcerted,
     disoriented, disquieted, distracted, distraught, disturbed,
     dumbfounded, embarrassed, fainthearted, fazed, fearful, frightened,
     funking, funky, guessing, henhearted, in a fix, in a fright,
     in a funk, in a maze, in a pickle, in a scrape, in a stew,
     intimidated, lily-livered, lost, mazed, milk-livered, milksoppish,
     milksoppy, mousy, off the track, overtimid, overtimorous,
     overwhelmed, panic-prone, panicky, perturbed, pigeonhearted,
     put-out, rabbity, rattled, shocked, sissified, sissy, soft,
     startled, thunderstruck, timid, timorous, turned around, unmanly,
     unmanned, upset, weak, weak-kneed, weakhearted, white-livered,
     without a clue, yellow

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