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1. disconsolate

adjective. causing dejection.

Synonyms

  • gloomy
  • dismal
  • drab
  • uncheerful
  • cheerless
  • sorry
  • depressing
  • grim
  • drear
  • blue
  • dreary
  • dark

Antonyms

  • clean
  • pure
  • elated
  • light

Etymology

  • disconsolatus (Latin)

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2. disconsolate

adjective. sad beyond comforting; incapable of being consoled.

Synonyms

  • inconsolable
  • unconsolable

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • lively
  • achromatic

Etymology

  • disconsolatus (Latin)

Example sentences of the word disconsolate


1. Verb, base form
A cat may cry excessively because she's under emotional distress -- perhaps she's new to her family or she's been separated from a human or feline friend and she's feeling disconsolate about her loss.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Parvati, the consort of Lord Shiva, was disconsolate at his long absence so she gave birth to a son, Ganesh, who became her constant companion.

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