Synonyms for unconsolable

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The unconsolable widder of Deacon Bedott will never get married again!

The violin fairly sobbed and groaned and wailed, as if the spirit of unconsolable grief were tugging heavily at the strings.

And certain French brothers, next to me, from devotion and piety wept as if unconsolable.

WORD ORIGIN

1690s, from French consoler "to comfort, console," from Latin consolari "offer solace, encourage, comfort, cheer," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + solari "to comfort" (see solace). Or perhaps a back-formation from consolation. The Latin word is glossed in Old English by frefran. Related: Consoled; consoling.

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