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How to use disconsolate in a sentence

She became my sweetheart, temporarily; but a born butterfly, she soon fluttered away, leaving me disconsolate—for a time!
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
But she is now a most disconsolate creature, and comes not out of doors, since the King's going.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
However, I did not need a second invitation, but sank exhausted and disconsolate upon the welcome object.
ETIDORHPA OR THE END OF EARTH.JOHN URI LLOYD
For a long time he disregarded it: but sat disconsolate, staring vacantly at the floor, fallen into some hopeless muse.
THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHTNORMAN DUNCAN
I stood utterly confounded, and disconsolate over the failure of my hopes.
SOLOMON MAIMON: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY.SOLOMON MAIMON
My father's sister lavished on me the tenderest care, and he, disconsolate, loved me with extreme affection.
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While the old man was unfastening it, the disconsolate lovers tearfully embraced each other for the last time.
FILE NO. 113EMILE GABORIAU
She sat for a long while looking at Valeria's disconsolate figure, and thinking matters over.
THE DEVOURERSANNIE VIVANTI CHARTRES
That was evidently not what he wanted to say, for the poor savage looked round with quite a disconsolate aspect.
THE NORSEMEN IN THE WESTR.M. BALLANTYNE
There was a broad stretch of mud in the distance, covered with boats lying over disconsolate.
ELIHEMAN WHITE CHAPLIN
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WORDS RELATED TO DISCONSOLATE

  • ass in a sling
  • blue
  • cast down
  • chapfallen
  • dejected
  • depressed
  • despondent
  • disconsolate
  • discouraged
  • disheartened
  • dispirited
  • down
  • down in the dumps
  • downcast
  • downhearted
  • in a funk
  • inconsolable
  • low
  • sad
  • singing the blues
  • taken down
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