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consternation
used in Catch-22

3 uses
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Definition
dismay (unhappiness, worry, and often confusion) — typically over something unexpected
  • Milo sniffed in consternation twice, like a shaggy brown hare.
    Chapter 7 — McWatt (57% in)
  • There was consternation darkening every expression, and Captain Black yawned deliciously, rubbed the last lethargy from his eyes and laughed gloatingly each time he told someone else to eat his liver.
    Chapter 11 — Captain Black (11% in)
  • Havermeyer's stolid, dull face furrowed with consternation.
    Chapter 38 — Kid Sister (77% in)

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