consternation

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  • The news reached the court two days later, and produced great consternation.
  • I quite remember the consternation with which my first effort was received in the family. Cited from The Autobiography of Methuselah, by John Kendrick Bangs
  • In a few moments he came down, with much consternation on his face. Cited from Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks, by Bracebridge Hemyng
  • Those who saw him fall supposed that he was killed, and they were struck with consternation. Cited from Peter the Great, by Jacob Abbott
  • And the three friends looked at each in something like consternation. Cited from Lanier of the Cavalry, by Charles King
  • The country was full of consternation, because nobody knew who had real power.
  • The same night he left the house to the horror and consternation of his family.
  • These events took the Liberal party by surprise and caused some consternation amongst them.
  • Great consternation arose therefore, not more in the country than in the city. Cited from The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08, by Titus Livius
  • For a whole minute we stood there, half dressed, looking at each other in consternation. Cited from A Busy Year at the Old Squire's, by Charles Asbury Stephens
  • At first he took Henry by surprise, causing him great consternation because of his large forces.
  • If the roof had fallen in it could not have caused greater consternation. Cited from Boycotted, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • "I must be all day here with you?" she cried in visible consternation. Cited from Simon Dale, by Anthony Hope
  • The live draw placed them on board two much to Taylor's consternation.
  • Consternation followed, for not more than half a dozen had ever seen the new French dance. Cited from The Rose of Old St. Louis, by Mary Dillon
  • Both boys stopped and looked below them and in consternation into the empty harbour. Cited from Left on the Labrador, by Dillon Wallace
  • After some internal consternation the congress however decided to place him on an eligible place.
  • She then, to his consternation, asks if he would give her drawing lessons.
  • John Brown took the floor and made a speech that threw the convention into consternation. Cited from Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880, by George Washington Williams
  • Going shortly afterwards to remove it, what was her consternation to find that the gold piece was gone! Cited from The Mysteries of All Nations, by James Grant
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