Definition of “consternation” - English Dictionary

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consternationnoun [ U ]

us /ˌkɑn·stərˈneɪ·ʃən/

a feeling of strong annoyance and anger, usually because of something bad that you cannot change or that is completely unexpected:

The power failure caused consternation among local officials.

(Definition of “consternation” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)