Definitions

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  • n. The act of flustering, or the state of being flustered.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of flustering, or the state of being flustered; fluster.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of flustering, or the state of being flustered; confusion; flurry.

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Examples

  • I found Apia, and myself, in a strange state of flusteration; my own excitement was gloomy and (I may say) truculent; others appeared imbecile; some sullen.

    Vailima Letters

  • But as for Elderson — he seemed to Soames to be merely counterfeiting a certain flusteration.

    The White Monkey

  • At the end of three hours 'flusteration, heat, worry, and good hard work, he had accomplished the following results: A tent, very saggy, very askew, covered a four-sided area -- it was not a rectangle -- of very bumpy ground.

    The Forest

  • For he heard a flusteration 'mid the bastes av all creation --

    Verses 1889-1896

  • He was more excited than I had ever before seen him, and between us we made such a flusteration in that otherwise quiet little hostelry as I imagine its inmates will never forget.

    Under the Meteor Flag Log of a Midshipman during the French Revolutionary War

  • Suffice it to say that Florrie looked lovely, that Annesley -- after his first flusteration was over -- never looked more quiet, self-possessed, and handsome than he did that morning; and that everybody pronounced it to be "a sweetly pretty wedding;" and there you have all I can tell you about it.

    Under the Meteor Flag Log of a Midshipman during the French Revolutionary War

  • The people on board her were evidently in a great flusteration, for they had started to take in all the studding-sails at once, and a pretty mess they were making of the job, most of the studding-sails having blown forward over the fore side of the booms.

    The Log of a Privateersman

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