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dismaying

adjective

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dismaying

verb
present participle of dismay

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The first known use of dismaying was in 1582

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“Dismaying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dismaying. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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