Examples of inconsolable in a Sentence
She was inconsolable when she learned that he had died.
he was inconsolable after the death of his wife
Recent Examples of inconsolable from the Web
At his chaotic funeral, millions of inconsolable mourners repeatedly stopped his hearse from moving toward the cemetery.
Busch appeared inconsolable post-race and was abrupt in his comment when asked if he was surprised by Dillon’s successful fuel gamble.
The humiliating episode left her inconsolable and unable to eat or sleep, according to the lawsuit.
Every game can leave fans feeling either invincible or inconsolable.
Bell was inconsolable in the locker room after the game.
Baylen (Ted Koch) and Margot (KK Moggie) are a young couple with a nearly inconsolable baby girl, trying to survive in a miserable, vaguely Depression-era shack on the outskirts of town.
The doctor told me, for future reference, to always check the toes if the baby is inconsolable.
The work that followed in the wake of Katrina’s devastation ranged from documentary to allegorical, from restrained to hyperbolic, from inconsolable to enraged.
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Origin and Etymology of inconsolable
Latin inconsolabilis, from in- + consolabilis consolable
First Known Use: 1596See Words from the same year
INCONSOLABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of inconsolable for English Language Learners
: extremely sad and not able to be comforted
INCONSOLABLE Defined for Kids
Definition of inconsolable for Students
: very sad and not able to be comforted I was inconsolable when my cat died.
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