dismay


dismay (http://definr.com/dismay)

     n 1: the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles [syn: discouragement,
           disheartenment]
     2: fear resulting from the awareness of danger [syn: alarm, consternation]
     v 1: lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; "These news
          depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health
          demoralizes her" [syn: depress, deject, cast down,
           get down, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise]
          [ant: elate]
     2: fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly
        surprised; "I was horrified at the thought of being late
        for my interview" [syn: alarm, appal, appall, horrify]