inconsolable

[ in-kuh n-soh-luh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF inconsolable
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The King, who had caused a sumptuous banquet to be prepared, was inconsolable.

She had gone off with a M. de Langlade, and her husband was inconsolable.

When the day came that they must go he was inconsolable though he made no complaint.

I should have been inconsolable if I had not made your acquaintance.

Fanny was inconsolable when Dame Kramm confided to her its contents.

When Proserpine was assured that she must be parted for a time from Pluto, she was inconsolable.

They had not cared over much for it while they had had it; now it was gone, they were inconsolable.

But when they were fairly started on their journey Cecil was for a while inconsolable.

Inconsolable at the disappearance of his daughter and pricked with remorse, he capitulated.

Lady de Tilly was inconsolable over the ruin of her fondest hopes.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1500 (implied in inconsolably), from Latin inconsolabilis "inconsolable," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + consolabilis "consolable," from consolari (see console (v.)).

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