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Synonyms for consternation
ˌkɒn stərˈneɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alarm, dismay, consternation(noun)

    fear resulting from the awareness of danger

    Synonyms:
    warning device, alarum, warning signal, alarm clock, alarm, alert, alarm system, discouragement, dismay, disheartenment

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. consternation

    Alarm, according to its derivation all'arme, "to arms," is an arousing to meet and repel danger, and may be quite consistent with true courage. Affright and fright express sudden fear which, for the time at least, overwhelms courage. The sentinel discovers with alarm the sudden approach of the enemy; the unarmed villagers view it with affright. Apprehension, disquietude, dread, misgiving, and solicitude are in anticipation of danger; consternation, dismay, and terror are overwhelming fear, generally in the actual presence of that which is terrible, though these words also may have an anticipative force. Timidity is a quality, habit, or condition, a readiness to be affected with fear. A person of great timidity is constantly liable to needless alarm and even terror. Compare FEAR.

    Synonyms:
    affright, alarm, apprehension, dismay, disquietude, dread, fear, fright, misgiving, panic, solicitude, terror, timidity

    Antonyms:
    assurance, calmness, confidence, repose, security

    Preposition:
    Alarm was felt in the camp, among the soldiers, at the news.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. consternation

    Synonyms:
    amazement, bewilderment, astonishment, astounding, horror, terror, dismay

    Antonyms:
    encouragement, boldness, fearlessness, assurance, anticipation, welcome, expectation, greeting, congratulation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. consternation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    alarm, amazement, terror, fright, dismay, panic, sudden fear

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. consternation(n)

    Synonyms:
    dismay, terror, alarm, panic, distraction

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "consternation":

    dismay, amazement, shock, bewilderment

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How to use consternation in a sentence?

  1. Fiona Hill:

    And there was, you know, kind of, quite a bit of consternation of the party of the State Department.

  2. Cameron Crowe:

    Emma Stone was chief among those who did tireless research, if any part of her fine characterization has caused consternation and controversy, I am the one to blame.

  3. Ben Pace:

    You're seeing a little bit better U.S. economic statistics than you've been seeing over the past three or four weeks. The European statistics have gotten a lot better too, so maybe a relief rally today, because the markets were down as there was a lot of consternation going around.

  4. Kellyanne Conway:

    The president has expressed frustration and consternation.

  5. Donald Trump:

    A variety of subjects were discussed, but chief among them, I would say, was the concern and consternation over the candidacy of Donald Trump.

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