Definition of consternate in English:
Fill (someone) with anxiety: (as adjective consternated) ‘Oh dear,’ said Georgiana, looking a little consternated
More example sentences
- He was consternated, as memories began to flow torrentially back into his mind.
- The cannibals are consternated, but they give in; he gets the fork.
- It's easy to see why the University was consternated by the research.
Mid 17th century: from Latin consternat- 'terrified, prostrated', from the verb consternare.
Words that rhyme with consternatealternate • Italianate
Definition of consternate in:
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