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consternation

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formal a strong feeling of surprise or sudden disappointment that causes confusion
  • The candidate caused consternation among his supporters by changing positions on a key issue.
  • Much to her parents' consternation, she had decided to not go to college.

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“Consternation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/consternation. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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