Definition of Consternating

1. Verb. (present participle of consternate) ¹



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Definition of Consternating

1. consternate [v] - See also: consternate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Consternating

constatives
constauntly
constellate
constellated
constellates
constellating
constellation
constellations
constellatory
conster
constered
constering
consternate
consternated
consternates
consternating (current term)
consternation
consternations
consters
constipate
constipates
constipating
constipation
constipations
constituative promoter
constituencies
constituency
constituent
constituent(a)

Literary usage of Consternating

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1. Publications by Mississippi Historical Society (1918)
"... effect of these words was consternating. Had the situation been contrived, a more effective trap could not have been sprung upon Mississippi Democrats. ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1922)
"... again, but that her future average crop will be about six or seven million bales. This is a consternating, though somewhat drastic, statement, ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1831)
"... till the patient has taken in a case of dyspepsia, not grains, but ounces, and we might almost say, pounds, is really incredible and consternating. ..."

4. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Martha Joanna Lamb, Henry Phelps Johnston, Nathan Gilbert Pond, William Abbatt (1885)
"... soon disappeared in sheets of flame, illuminating and consternating the environs for thirty miles round, whence the conflagration was visible. ..."

5. The Ladies of the White House by Laura Carter Holloway (1870)
"... in an upper room of the senate-wing, every thing that would take fire, soon disappeared in sheets of flame, illuminating and consternating the environs ..."

6. The Ladies of the White House; Or, In the Home of the Presidents: Being a by Laura Carter Holloway (1881)
"... soon disappeared in sheets of flame, illuminating and consternating the environs for thirty miles around, whence the conflagration was visible. ..."

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