- without consolation or solace; hopelessly unhappy; inconsolable: Loss of her pet dog made her disconsolate.
- characterized by or causing dejection; cheerless; gloomy: disconsolate prospects.
Origin of disconsolate
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Related Words for disconsolatelydesperately, sadly, dispiritedly, cynically, darkly, dejectedly, desolately, despairingly, despondently, disconsolately, dismally, emptily, gloomily, pessimistically
Examples from the Web for disconsolately
Historical Examples of disconsolately
"We've seen no trace of such a thing to-day," replied Goodman disconsolately.Standish of Standish
Jane G. Austin
"Oh, I guess no one has any use for me," said Glen disconsolately.The Boy Scout Treasure Hunters
Charles Henry Lerrigo
"There is nothing else I could manage so well," said Rona disconsolately.For the Sake of the School
"It isn't that," Tode answered, disconsolately, lifting his head.Three People
"It isn't any use for us to try to do anything," said Dick, disconsolately.Ralph Gurney's Oil Speculation
- sad beyond comfort; inconsolable
- disappointed; dejected