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consternation 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˌkänstərˈnāSHən/,
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Feelings of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected,
  1. Feelings of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected
    • - I always welcomed clover, much to the consternation of the neighbors

  1. alarm: fear resulting from the awareness of danger
  2. (consternate) fill with anxiety, dread, dismay, or confusion; "After the terrorist attack, people look consternated"
  3. Live Consternation is a live album and video by Swedish heavy metal band Katatonia, released in both CD and DVD format through Peaceville Records, on 28 May 2007. The double album features a live performance recorded at Germany's Summer Breeze Open Air festival, on 17 August 2006. ...
  4. Amazement or horror that confounds the faculties, and incapacitates for reflection; terror, combined with amazement; dismay
  5. Consternation is fear upsetting the mental balance.
  6. great fear or shock that makes one feel helpless or bewildered.
  7. a sudden, alarming amazement or dread that results in utter confusion; dismay. —Syn. bewilderment, alarm, terror, fear, panic, fright, horror. —Ant. composure, equanimity.
  8. Dismay or amazment that can make one feel confused or fearful
  9. A strong feeling of surprise or sudden disappointment that causes confusion.