DISMAY, verb transitive To deprive of that strength or firmness of mind which constitutes courage; to discourage; to dishearten; to sink or depress the spirits or resolution; hence, to affright or terrify.
Be strong, and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed. Joshua 1:9.
DISMAY, noun Fall or loss of courage; a sinking of the spirits; depression; dejection; a yielding to fear; that loss of firmness which is effected by fear or terror; fear impressed; terror felt.
And each in others countenance read his own dismay