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consternation
used in The Witch of Blackbird Pond

2 uses
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Definition
dismay (unhappiness, worry, and often confusion) — typically over something unexpected
  • There was a crashing knock on the outer door. The three women's eyes met in consternation.
    p. 181.9
consternation = unhappiness and worry
  • She expected that when they reached South Road Nat would turn back, but to her consternation he strode along beside her, and even when she hesitated at Broad Street he did not take the hint.
    p. 131.4
consternation = unhappiness and worry
There are no more uses of "consternation" in The Witch of Blackbird Pond.

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