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Definition of Consternation


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

Consternation Quotations

Take the high road. No matter how much strife, and consternation, frustration and anger you might be confronted with - don't go to that level.
Tim Gunn

Many of Judy Blume's books - which I devoured when I was growing up and where I found characters that were believable because they were a lot like me - caused considerable consternation when they were first published, but now they're widely accepted as an essential part of the children's literary canon.
Jeff Kinney

The video forum for me has been a source of great consternation because once you start projecting a look to a song, it robs the listener of their ability to adopt that song and make the lyric their own.
Sheryl Crow

But if we had to trade with a Europe dominated by the present German trade policies, we might have to change our methods to some totalitarian form. This is a prospect that any lover of democracy must view with consternation.
Wendell Willkie

It's not about Obama, it's about the Democrats and their policies that cause consternation on the right.
Elizabeth A. Sherman
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Consternation Translations

consternation in Afrikaans is konsternasie
consternation in Dutch is consternatie, ontsteltenis
consternation in French is consternation
consternation in Norwegian is forskrekkelse
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