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dismay

  

      vb  
1    affright, alarm, appal, distress, fill with consternation, frighten, horrify, paralyse, scare, terrify, unnerve  
2    daunt, disappoint, discourage, dishearten, disillusion, dispirit, put off  
      n  
3    agitation, alarm, anxiety, apprehension, consternation, distress, dread, fear, fright, horror, panic, terror, trepidation  
4    chagrin, disappointment, discouragement, disillusionment, upset  
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n.
(Latin for "God wills it") was the cry of the people at the declaration of the First Crusade by Pope Urban II at the Council of Clermont in 1095.
The phrase appears variously as Deus vult (Classical Latin), Dieu le veut (French), Deus lo vult or Deus lo volt (catalan), etc.
v.
to cry
Lancashian -Northern England dialect word
exp.
an expression used to when you are about to cry
[Slang] Ex. : oh my creys!
id.
Expression used when faced with somebody else's stupidity or inadequacy. It can be used to convey dismay, disappointment, ridicule, or disapproval.
[Hum.];[Fam.] When someone does something stupid, instinctively, your palm hits your own face or forehead. That entire series of action is now reduced to a single word: facepalm.
id.
very different from
The charming and cosy cottage they moved into is a far cry from the tiny flat they were living in before / Her life with that fickle man is a far cry from being a dream life
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