Did you mayhaps mean contestation?
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of making sad, or the state of being sad.
“That in spacious knowledge there is much contristation, and that he that increaseth knowledge increaseth anxiety;" that Saint Paul gives”
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