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consternation
used in Wuthering Heights

2 uses
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Definition
dismay (unhappiness, worry, and often confusion) — typically over something unexpected
  • He drew back in consternation.
    Chapter 8 (86% in)
  • Perceiving it vain to argue against her insanity, I was planning how I could reach something to wrap about her, without quitting my hold of herself (for I could not trust her alone by the gaping lattice), when, to my consternation, I heard the rattle of the door-handle, and Mr. Linton entered.
    Chapter 12 (52% in)

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