Definitions for consternationˌkɒn stərˈneɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•ster•na•tionˌkɒn stərˈneɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. a sudden, alarming amazement or dread that results in utter confusion; dismay.

Origin of consternation:

1605–15; < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. alarm, dismay, consternation(noun)

    fear resulting from the awareness of danger

Wiktionary

  1. consternation(Noun)

    Amazement or horror that confounds the faculties, and incapacitates for reflection; terror, combined with amazement; dismay.

  2. Origin: From consternatio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Consternation(noun)

    amazement or horror that confounds the faculties, and incapacitates for reflection; terror, combined with amazement; dismay


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

consternation(noun)

astonishment or dismay

To my consternation, when I reached home I found I had lost the key of the house.

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