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ADJECTIVE (2)

1. sad beyond comforting; incapable of being consoled;
- Example: "inconsolable when her son died"
[syn: inconsolable, disconsolate, unconsolable]

2. causing dejection;
- Example: "a blue day"
- Example: "the dark days of the war"
- Example: "a week of rainy depressing weather"
- Example: "a disconsolate winter landscape"
- Example: "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"
- Example: "a dark gloomy day"
- Example: "grim rainy weather"
[syn: blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drear, dreary]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Disconsolate \Dis*con"so*late\, n. Disconsolateness. [Obs.] --Barrow. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Disconsolate \Dis*con"so*late\, a. [LL. disconsolatus; L. dis- + consolatus, p. p. of consolari to console. See Console, v. t.] 1. Destitute of consolation; deeply dejected and dispirited; hopelessly sad; comfortless; filled with grief; as, a bereaved and disconsolate parent. [1913 Webster] One morn a Peri at the gate Of Eden stood disconsolate. --Moore. [1913 Webster] The ladies and the knights, no shelter nigh, Were dropping wet, disconsolate and wan. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Inspiring dejection; saddening; cheerless; as, the disconsolate darkness of the winter nights. --Ray. Syn: Forlorn; melancholy; sorrowful; desolate; woeful; hopeless; gloomy. -- Dis*con"so*late*ly, adv. -- Dis*con"so*late*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

disconsolate adj 1: sad beyond comforting; incapable of being consoled; "inconsolable when her son died" [syn: inconsolable, disconsolate, unconsolable] [ant: consolable] 2: causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather" [syn: blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drear, dreary]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

53 Moby Thesaurus words for "disconsolate": affording no hope, apathetic, bad, black, bleak, cheerless, cold, comfortless, crestfallen, crushed, cut up, deep-troubled, dejected, depressed, depressing, desolate, desole, despairing, desperate, despondent, dismal, dispirited, doleful, down, downhearted, drear, forlorn, grim, heart-stricken, heart-struck, heartsick, heartsore, hopeless, in despair, inconsolable, joyless, low, melancholy, miserable, sick, sick at heart, somber, sorrowful, soul-sick, stricken, suicidal, unconsolable, unhappy, unhopeful, without hope, woebegone, woeful, wretched