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This morning, I just want to send out an apology to everyone, because I know it caused great concern, great consternation, as it should have.

Scott, to the hair-pulling consternation of Democrats, has never lost an election.

An estimated 100,000 businesses across the nation closed their doors as governors ordered residents to remain at home, much to the consternation of conservative activists who said the directives were unconstitutional.

It should be a cause for consternation and paranoia that your current doesn’t see this.

From Ozy

It’s all led to a great deal of hand-wringing and consternation among those in and around the polling industry.

From Fortune

The genuine source of consternation, however, was her label Interscope.

The Spanish health ministry has given assurances that the Spanish public is not at risk, but consternation is growing.

Amidst all the pandemonium, the show just carried on to the consternation of some guests.

Imagine his consternation if he were prevented from putting on such a show.

Turkey and Iraqi Kurdistan have enjoyed warming ties in recent years to the consternation of Iran.

It seemed incredible, and the rest of the calls were almost drowned out in the consternation that followed.

Matt asked, hiding as best he could the sudden consternation that swept through him.

But Clip had made another discovery which sent a shock of consternation through both him and Matt.

About thirty persons were killed, many more were wounded: and the whole city was filled with an indescribable consternation.

And I heard the voice of his words: and when I heard I lay in a consternation upon my face, and my face was close to the ground.

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On this page you'll find 55 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to consternation, such as: alarm, amazement, anxiety, awe, bewilderment, and confusion.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.