dismay(
dihs
-
mey
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (distress)
a. la consternación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Much to my dismay, I discovered that my husband was cheating on me.Con gran consternación, descubrí que mi marido me estaba engañando.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to distress)
a. consternar
The state of the crime scene dismayed onlookers and police officers alike.El estado de la escena del crimen consternó a los curiosos y a los policías por igual.
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dismay
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la consternación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
in dismaycon consternación
(much) to my dismaypara mi consternación
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. consternar
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dismay [dɪsˈmeɪ]
noun
consternación (f)
there was general dismay todos estaban consternados; in dismay consternado; (much) to my dismay para (gran) consternación mía; to fill sb with dismay consternar a algn
transitive verb
consternar
I am dismayed to hear that ... me da pena or me produce consternación enterarme de que ...; don't look so dismayed! ¡no te aflijas!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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