Another word for dismay
dismay appall daunt horrify shakeSearch Thesaurus
These verbs mean to deprive a person of courage or the power to act as a result of fear or anxiety. Dismay is the least specific: Plummeting stock prices dismayed speculators. Appall implies a sense of helplessness caused by an awareness of the enormity of something: “for as this appalling ocean surrounds the verdant land” (Herman Melville). Daunt suggests an abatement of courage: “captains courageous, whom death could not daunt” (Anonymous ballad). Horrify implies dread, shock, or revulsion: The citizens were horrified by the possibility of nuclear war. To shake is to dismay profoundly: “A little swift brutality shook him to the very soul” (John Galsworthy).See Also Synonyms at fear.
Another word for dismayverb
To deprive of courage or the power to act as a result of fear, anxiety, or disgust:appall, consternate, daunt, horrify, shake, shock1. See fear