verb (used with object), consternated, consternating.
to dismay, confuse, or terrify.

1645–55; < Latin consternātus, past participle of consternāre to unsettle, throw into confusion, perhaps intensive derivative of consternere to cover, spread (with) (con- con- + sternere to strew; cf. stratum), though sense development uncertain

unconsternated, adjective
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consternate (ˈkɒnstəˌneɪt)
(tr; usually passive) to fill with anxiety, dismay, dread, or confusion
[C17: from Latin consternāre, from sternere to lay low, spread out]

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1650s, from L. consternat-, pp. stem of consternare (see consternation).
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