consternate

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Synonyms for consternate

to deprive of courage or the power to act as a result of fear, anxiety, or disgust

Words related to consternate

fill with anxiety, dread, dismay, or confusion

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These days, asking adult children to bring out the checkbook may be a consternating affair.
They certainly deserve a thank-you for keeping their promise to bring this often very complicated and consternating process to a timely close.
It was surprising and sometimes consternating to find that notwithstanding the opportunities I had to learn the facts and despite one's inherent distrust of what one learned from Nazi sources, a steady diet over the years of falsifications and distortions made a certain impression on one's mind and often misled it.
The tee marker says 464 and 422 yards from back and middle, respectively, but the most consternating aspect of this hole is the green.
With IM being such a valuable tool, it is consternating that there are several different protocols used for IM, all being incompatible with the others.