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consternation
used in Candide

2 uses
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Definition
dismay (unhappiness, worry, and often confusion) — typically over something unexpected
  • Scarcely had I recovered my senses than I saw you stripped, stark naked, and this was the height of my horror, consternation, grief, and despair.
    Chapter 8 (67% in)
  • Baron Thunder-ten-Tronckh passed near the screen and beholding this cause and effect chased Candide from the castle with great kicks on the backside; Cunegonde fainted away; she was boxed on the ears by the Baroness, as soon as she came to herself; and all was consternation in this most magnificent and most agreeable of all possible castles.
    Chapter 1 (98% in)

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