- not able to be comforted or consoled; disconsolate: She was inconsolable when her son died.
Origin of inconsolable
Related Words for inconsolabledisconsolate, unconsolable, dejected, desolate, despairing, discouraged, distressed, forlorn, heartbroken, heartsick, sad, comfortless
Examples from the Web for inconsolable
Contemporary Examples of inconsolable
Even an “inconsolable” grief-stricken person is accessible to his or her other loved ones.Bereavement Doesn’t Equal Depression, and It’s No Disease for the DSM
T. Byram Karasu
January 27, 2012
Unsettled and inconsolable, Renai insists they move again, only to find the disturbances follow them to their new house.Insidious' Unsettling Horror
April 1, 2011
Historical Examples of inconsolable
The King, who had caused a sumptuous banquet to be prepared, was inconsolable.The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault
She had gone off with a M. de Langlade, and her husband was inconsolable.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
When the day came that they must go he was inconsolable though he made no complaint.Gilian The Dreamer
I should have been inconsolable if I had not made your acquaintance.
Fanny was inconsolable when Dame Kramm confided to her its contents.
- incapable of being consoled or comforted; disconsolate