Definición de consternation en inglés:

consternation

Saltos de línea: con|ster|na¦tion
Pronunciación: /kɒnstəˈneɪʃ(ə)n
 
/

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A feeling of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected: to her consternation her car wouldn’t start
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • One person will find his stimulant in an emergency while another may feel anxiety and consternation.
  • The latest scheme has caused similar consternation among traders.
  • After six illegal balls, consternation grew among the home players and supporters.
Sinónimos
dismay, perturbation, anxiety, distress, disquiet, disquietude, discomposure, angst, trepidation; surprise, amazement, astonishment, stupefaction; alarm, panic, hysteria, fear, fearfulness, fright, shock

Origen

early 17th century: from Latin consternatio(n-), from the verb consternare 'lay prostrate, terrify' (see consternate).

Definición de consternation en:

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día hubris
Pronunciación: ˈhjuːbrɪs
noun
excessive pride or self-confidence