HyperDic: consternate

English > 1 sense of the word consternate:
VERBemotionconsternatefill with anxiety, dread, dismay, or confusion
English > consternate: 1 sense > verb 1, emotion
MeaningFill with anxiety, dread, dismay, or confusion.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will consternate him; The good news will consternate her
Example"After the terrorist attack, people look consternated"
Broaderfrighten, fright, scare, affrightdrive out by frightening

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