Dismayed sentence examples

  • They looked at each other with dismayed and embarrassed faces.

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  • Dismayed, she shuddered from cold and fear.

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  • The Confederates, not dismayed thereby, effected their junction and moved on Corinth, which was defended by Rosecrans and 23,000 Federal troops.

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  • Natasha was evidently dismayed at the thought of what he might think she had meant.

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  • Then suddenly, dismayed lest he had said too much, Petya stopped and blushed.

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  • She listened, dismayed but also interested in someone interpreting the insanity of her mind in a way she could grasp.

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  • Gabriel stared, surprised, then dismayed, at her conditions.

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  • Not only were they dismayed by the novelty of the sophistical teaching, but also they vaguely perceived that it was subversive of authority, of the authority of the parent over the child as well as of the authority of the state over the citizen.

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  • Yully listened, dismayed by the lies stacking up on top of one another.

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  • Assassins were sent to kill him in his cell; but awed, it is said, by Savonarola's words and demeanour they fled dismayed from his presence.

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  • Do not be dismayed if your first offer is rejected.

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  • These exploits dismayed his opponents and kindled the enthusiasm of his friends.

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  • She tested her body, dismayed when her limbs felt too heavy to lift.

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  • "There are so many," she murmured, dismayed by the green glow over the lake.

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  • Jenn gasped, dismayed, as the wall around the orchard came into view.

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  • His men, however, apparently dismayed at the growing prestige of the enemy, did not support him, and he was defeated and probably slain.

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  • Despite the warning letters of the British cabinet which, dismayed at the long continuance of the American War, counselled caution on a question in which England had no immediate interest, Castlereagh yielded no inch of his ground.

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  • He could not pursue; the whereabouts of his right was unknown, and after the battle his best officers felt rather dismayed than encouraged by the conspicuous lack of discipline.

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  • Iggy looked around, dismayed.

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  • Lana said nothing, dismayed.

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  • But now he was dismayed by the progress of the Revolution.

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  • dismayed to discover what had happened.

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  • Returning full of hope from Pietra Santa, Savonarola might well have been dismayed by the distracted state of public affairs.

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  • "Is there a third alternative?" she asked, dismayed.

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  • dismayed by the lack of passion from the school.

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  • dismayed when things do not happen as you wish and desire?

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  • dismayed to hear that Ruby's returning to boarding school.

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  • dismayed to see how poor medicine is.

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  • Lana closed the door behind her and looked around, dismayed.

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  • As Sydney Smith said with truth of Grattan soon after his death: "No government ever dismayed him.

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  • "He carrieth himself," writes Salisbury to Sir Charles Cornwallis, ambassador at Madrid, "without any feare or perturbation ...; under all this action he is noe more dismayed, nay scarce any more troubled than if he was taken for a poor robbery upon the highway," declaring "that he is ready to die, and rather wisheth 10,000 deaths, than willingly to accuse his master or any other."

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  • dismayed at the prospect of leaving.

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  • Of those who had known me as an innocent child some were utterly dismayed.

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  • After unpacking it and getting to work I was somewhat dismayed at have a wizard sort everything for me.

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  • dismayed to learn that he no longer had the specimen.

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  • Thus one reform led to another; but Peter was not dismayed by the magnitude of the task, and worked vigorously in all departments with a sublime disregard for the clamour of reactionary opponents and for the feelings and prejudices of his subjects in general.

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  • From Kadesh spies were sent into Palestine, and when the people were dismayed at their tidings and incurred the wrath of Yahweh, the penalty of the forty years' delay was pronounced 2 See, e.g., J.

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  • That is what dismayed me: the sense of some hitherto unsuspected power, through whose intervention my invention had vanished.

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  • In contrast, administrators, parents, and educators who are affiliated with the schools on the list may be dismayed.

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  • The grape glut is a real issue and many producers are dismayed at seeing prices drop.

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  • Many homeowners were dismayed to find that their homes depreciated sharply during the foreclosure crisis around 2008.

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  • She was trying to wear a pair of cream colored slacks, only to be dismayed by the sight of unsightly panty lines.

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  • I really wanted her marriage to Thorne to work, I was dismayed when that ended with her confiding in Deacon that her soul mate was and always would be Ridge.

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  • This creative and necessary idea popped into her head when she tried to wear a cream colored pair of slacks, only to be dismayed by atrocious and unseemly panty lines.

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  • Many original series Trekkers were dismayed, and vowed to have nothing to do with the new series.

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  • That said, plenty of fans were dismayed by the introduction of 'midichlorians' into the Star Wars mythos.

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  • "I did not think of it that way," she said, abruptly dismayed.

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  • A list of shoulda-coulda-wouldas went through her mind, growing until she was dismayed.

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  • She was all a-babble over Shipton's fall and dismayed that she couldn't find her sister.

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  • Dismayed by the amount of fallen bodies wearing Tiyan's colors, Taran overlooked the messenger from the north the first time until he'd reached the walls.

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  • As I have been unwell as long as I can remember, I was a little bit dismayed by this.

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  • Recently, Mexican farmers were dismayed to find their indigenous landraces widely contaminated by genetically modified corn.

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  • dismayed at the apparent lack of product at the end of an hour's session.

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  • dismayed to find her flight had been canceled due to bad weather in Istanbul.

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  • "You have a tumor," Toby said, dismayed.

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  • "Did I do that, too?" she whispered, dismayed.

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  • Romas leaned back and snatched the kitten trotting toward her, and Evelyn rose to her knees, looking both surprised and dismayed.

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