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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISCONSOLATE

Mrs. Bines, so complacent overnight, was the most disconsolate one of the group.

Mrs. Rushton was sitting at her work, in rather a disconsolate frame of mind.

What was the use of wandering about the house in this disconsolate manner?

Tubby was disconsolate because the supply was so limited and the demand so great.

The disconsolate journalist had seated himself at a writing-table.

But no argument or evidence could convince the disconsolate mother.

I waited until we should meet; and now we have met and—— Why do you look so disconsolate?

Strange tales are told of some of the disconsolate journeys.

With thoughts like these, I was perplexed and chafed; they rendered me gloomy and disconsolate.

Tom rose, disconsolate, and stumbled into the cabin that had been allotted to him.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from Medieval Latin disconsolatus "comfortless," from Latin dis- "away" (see dis-) + consolatus, past participle of consolari (see console (v.)). Related: Disconsolately.

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