Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 11/02/19 Consternation

Consternation (noun)
consternation [ kon-ster-ney-shuhn ]


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

WORDS RELATED TO CONSTERNATION
bewilderment, anxiety, fright, confusion, alarm, terror, trepidation, dread, perplexity, amazement, awe, panic, horror, shock, muddle, stupefaction, fear, wonder, distraction

SYNONYMS FOR CONSTERNATION
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bewilderment, alarm, terror, fear, panic, fright, horror.

ANTONYMS FOR CONSTERNATION
composure, equanimity.

Origin: First recorded in 1605–15, consternation is from the Latin word consternātiōn- (stem of consternātiō). See consternate, -ion

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