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consternation
used in Jane Eyre

2 uses
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Definition
dismay (unhappiness, worry, and often confusion) — typically over something unexpected
  • What a consternation of soul was mine that dreary afternoon!
    Chapter 2 (56% in)
  • I was almost in consternation, so little had I expected any guest from the blocked-up vale that night.
    Chapter 33 (4% in)

There are no more uses of "consternation" in Jane Eyre.

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