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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISCONSOLATENESS

He's there upstairs in the drawing-room, the very picture of disconsolateness.

If I emerge from myself, disconsolateness everywhere, spread all over the world.

I know there will come feelings of disconsolateness over you occasionally, from being so out of the academic swim.

At length, with almost a ludicrous aspect of disconsolateness, they slowly retired into the forest.

"She didn't cry," reported the mother, with a disconsolateness that did not agree with the cheering words of the reports.

His look bespoke the unquietness of his mind, and frequently wandered with an expression of disconsolateness and anxiety.

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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