inconsolable

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adjective in·con·sol·able \ˌin-kən-ˈsō-lə-bəl\

Definition of inconsolable

  1. :  incapable of being consoled :  disconsolate

inconsolableness

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inconsolably

play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of inconsolable in a sentence

  1. She was inconsolable when she learned that he had died.

  2. <he was inconsolable after the death of his wife>

Origin and Etymology of inconsolable

Latin inconsolabilis, from in- + consolabilis consolable


First Known Use: 1596


INCONSOLABLE Defined for English Language Learners

inconsolable

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adjective in·con·sol·able \ˌin-kən-ˈsō-lə-bəl\

Definition of inconsolable for English Language Learners

  • : extremely sad and not able to be comforted


INCONSOLABLE Defined for Kids

inconsolable

adjective in·con·sol·a·ble \ˌin-kən-ˈsō-lə-bəl\

Definition of inconsolable for Students

  1. :  very sad and not able to be comforted <I was inconsolable when my cat died.>

inconsolably

\-blē\ adverb


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