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- adj. terrifying
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Terrifying.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full of dismay; causing dismay.
Add to this that -- thought of all most dismayful!
This was very dismayful, all the more because Colonel Gainsborough did not come out frankly with the whole truth.
– said his mother, in an accent that sounded a little dismayful.
-- said his mother, in an accent that sounded a little dismayful.