Simple Definition of disconsolate
: very unhappy or sad
Examples of disconsolate in a sentence
Campaign workers grew increasingly disconsolate as the results came in.
<spent her last years in the disconsolate environs of a cheap boarding house>
Origin and Etymology of disconsolate
Middle English, from Medieval Latin disconsolatus, from Latin dis- + consolatus, past participle of consolari to console
First Known Use: 14th century
DISCONSOLATE Defined for Kids
Definition of disconsolate for Students
: too sad to be cheered up <They still felt disconsolate, and Maddie wondered if she were going to be unhappy … forever. — Eleanor Estes, The Hundred Dresses>
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