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