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    collocations of "dismay"

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to share with me your opinion concerning the plausibility of the following sentences?

    Dismay denotes a state of deep and gloomy apprehension.
    It strikes me with dismay.
    To my dismay, he was absent again.
    To his dismay she came in company.
    It dismayed me to learn of her action.
    It dismayed us that the project had been canceled.
    We were struck with dismay
    Be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed.
    What words be these? What fears do you dismay?

    Thank you for your efforts.

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    V.

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    Exclamation Re: collocations of "dismay"

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to share with me your opinion concerning the plausibility of the following sentences?
    Dismay denotes a state of deep and gloomy apprehension.
    It strikes me with dismay. OK Object of the preposition with.
    To my dismay, he was absent again. OK a prepositional phrase
    To his dismay she came in company. OK
    It dismayed me to learn of her action. OK acting as the main verb
    It dismayed us that the project had been canceled.
    We were struck with dismay Ok
    Be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed. Ok complimenting thou (you)
    What words be these? What fears do you dismay? OK


    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    Fine examples of use of the word as noun, adjective and verb

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    Re: collocations of "dismay"

    Dear vil:

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to share with me your opinion concerning the plausibility of the following sentences?

    Dismay denotes a state of deep and gloomy apprehension.
    Dismay (as a noun)has several possible meanings: It can mean utter discouragement (as in a total loss of courage and/or heart); it can mean a recognition of something that causes a sudden (startling, unnerving) disillusionment; and it can mean alarm, disquiet, distress of mind.
    It strikes me with dismay.
    To my dismay, he was absent again.
    To his dismay she came in company.
    It dismayed me to learn of her action.
    It dismayed us that the project had been canceled.
    We were struck with dismay
    Be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed.
    What words be these? What fears do you dismay?

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    I hope this is helpful,

    Petra

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