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consternation
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition dismay (unhappiness, worry, and often confusion) — typically over something unexpected
  • "They know each other well, indeed," replied Hester, with a mien of calmness, though in the utmost consternation.
    Chapter 21 -- The New England Holiday (98% in)

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