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CONSTERNATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does consternation mean? 

CONSTERNATION (noun)
  The noun CONSTERNATION has 1 sense:

1. fear resulting from the awareness of danger

  Familiarity information: CONSTERNATION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONSTERNATION (noun)


Sense 1consternation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Fear resulting from the awareness of danger

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

alarm; consternation; dismay

Hypernyms ("consternation" is a kind of...):

fear; fearfulness; fright (an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight))

Attribute:

alarming (causing alarm or fear)

unalarming (not alarming; assuaging alarm)


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