dismay - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate dismay

dismay is hyphenated as dis-may

How to pronounce dismay

dismay is pronounced dɪs ´māɪ

Number of syllables in dismay

The number of syllables in dismay is 2

What part of speech in dismay?

dismay can be a transitive verb or a noun

How common in the word dismay?

dismay is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does dismay convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'dismay'

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Common collocations before 'dismay'

gasp, gave, hand, head, look, moment, much, saw, seen, shook, show, spread, star, surprise, watch

Common collocations of 'dismay'

after, again, arm, ask, away, eye, face, felt, gasp, gave, hand, head, look, moment, mouth, much, now, off, open, read, saw, seen, shook, show, sound, spread, star, surprise, time, watch

Words with similar spelling to dismay


Common Verb Collocations of dismay

add, ask, be, behold, can, conceal, discover, do, fall, fill, find, flee, grow, have, hide, imagine, learn, leave, look, note, notice, say, see, spread, strike, think, view, watch, widen, will

Common Conjunction Collocations of dismay

and, but, nor, or