consternation Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"consternation" in British English

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consternationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌkɒn.stəˈneɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌkɑːn.stɚ-/
a ​feeling of ​worry, ​shock, or ​confusion: The ​prospect of so much ​work filled him with consternation. To his consternation, when he got to the ​airport he ​found he'd ​forgotten his ​passport.
(Definition of consternation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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consternationnoun [U]

 us   /ˌkɑn·stərˈneɪ·ʃən/
a ​feeling of ​strongannoyance and ​anger, usually because of something ​bad that you cannot ​change or that is ​completelyunexpected: The ​powerfailure caused consternation among ​localofficials.
(Definition of consternation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “consternation”
in Spanish consternación…
in Vietnamese sự kinh hoàng…
in Malaysian kebingungan…
in Thai ความรู้สึกตกตะลึง…
in French consternation…
in German die Bestürzung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 惊愕, 惊恐, 惊惶失措…
in Turkish şaşkınlık/korku/endişe/dehşet hissi…
in Russian ужас…
in Indonesian kecewa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 驚愕, 驚恐, 驚惶失措…
in Polish konsternacja…
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