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consternation
used in Dracula

2 uses
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Definition
dismay (unhappiness, worry, and often confusion) — typically over something unexpected
  • To my consternation, however, he was not there.
    Chapter 27 (71% in)
consternation = dismay (unhappiness and worry)
  • To me, a doctor's preparations for work of any kind are stimulating and bracing, but the effect of these things on both Arthur and Quincey was to cause them a sort of consternation.
    Chapter 16 (63% in)
consternation = dismay (unhappiness and worry)
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