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1. consternation

noun. ['ˌkɑːnstɝˈneɪʃən'] fear resulting from the awareness of danger.

Synonyms

  • unalarming
  • fright
  • alarming
  • dismay
  • fear
  • fearfulness

Antonyms

  • alarming
  • unalarming
  • afraid
  • unafraid

Etymology

  • consternatio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Consternation

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  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
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  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
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  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word consternation


1. Noun, singular or mass
This will cause consternation when someone goes to deal, play, or show you a card trick.

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