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    consternation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word consternation

    Definition
    (noun) fear resulting from the awareness of danger
    Synonyms : alarm , dismay
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for consternation

conster(sounds like monster) + nation......and a monster creates fear in every one ....due to which we donot go out so as to avoid danger.

divide it like con(conflicts)+ster(stir)+nation.. conflicts in gujrat stirred the whole nation..&people feared a lot from going out of their homes.

if ther is constant terror in nation u have to b alarmed at all times and it is a matter of great dismay

const+ter+nation—constant terror in nation will cause anxiety and distress

Everyone experiences CONSTERNATION when in the presence of a CONFLAGRATION(intense, uncontrolled fire).

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CONSTERNATION -> CAN'T, STERN...When a big man acts STERN(harsh), you CAN't help but feel fearful.

sounds lik masturbation..every1 say not to masturbate so it will cultivate a fear within us:p

CONSTERNATION ~ (cons) continuous + ter (terror) + nation; continuous terrorist attacks on a nation can cause CONSTERNATION

When our conscious is stirred we feel fearful.

sound like constipation which causes anxiety and dismay

consternation: cons~constantly stern~expressive of severe displeasure tion~process...so you are showing consternation because of great shock / dismay

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