Part of speech:
To debase the morals of; corrupt.
To lower the spirits of; make sad, discouraged, or apathetic; depress; deject
To lessen the activity or force of something; weaken.
To cause unpleasant surprise to; shock:
To fill with alarm or anxious concern.
To cause (the stomach) to feel ill.
To throw (the mind, a person, etc.) into confusion; unbalance or upset
To fill with terror; frighten greatly; alarm
To subdue is defined as to gain control over someone or something or to calm or quiet someone or something.
To tremble, quake, or quiver, as from cold or fear
To anticipate with anxiety, alarm, or apprehension; fear intensely
To disillusion means to cause someone to realize that a belief or ideal they had was false.
To deprive of courage, hope, or confidence; dishearten
To cause discomfort to; distress
To cause disappointment
Deprive is defined as to withhold or take something away from.
(Archaic) To defeat or destroy
To arouse fear in; terrify:
Dishearten is defined as to discourage or cause the loss of hope.
To upset the composure of; embarrass; confuse
Unnerve is defined as to cause fear or loss of confidence.
Petrify is to change organic matter into something stone like, or to cause extreme fear.
To affect with physical shock
Encourage is defined as to give someone hope, confidence or support.
The definition of frighten is to cause fear or to make someone afraid or anxious.
To embarrass; disconcert; abash
Find another word for dismaying. In this page you can discover 32 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for dismaying, like: appalling, demoralizing, dispiriting, dejecting, depressing, horrifying, alarming, upsetting, unhinging, terrifying and subduing.