from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Impossible or difficult to console; despondent: was inconsolable after his pet died.
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- adj. Not consolable
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not consolable; incapable of being consoled; grieved beyond susceptibility of comfort; disconsolate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not consolable; incapable of being consoled or alleviated: as, an inconsolable mourner; inconsolable grief.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. sad beyond comforting; incapable of being consoled
The Chief Eunuch brought her before the T'ang Emperor, Ming Huang, at a time when the old man was inconsolable from the double deaths of his beloved Empress and his favourite mistress.
So the Jews first laughed at God's threats, confident that they should speedily return; then, when cast down from that confidence, they sank in inconsolable despondency. expected end -- literally, "end and expectation," that is, an end, and that such an end as you wish for.
But former boyfriend, Larry Birkhead, and her partner, Howard K. Stern have been described as inconsolable since her death.
On his return to town he found that the sugar-refiner had died and that his widow was inconsolable -- in other words, in want of consolation.
The footballer's 28-year-old wife, Toni, was described as inconsolable and "humiliated" by her husband's alleged antics.
This continued in to the dressing rooms at half-time where coach Delio Rossi had no choice but to hook the emotional Azzuri international, claiming he was 'inconsolable'.
I - I am told that the word that was used at one point was "inconsolable," just in terms of her anger at this.
I am told that the word that was used at one point was "inconsolable," just in terms of her anger at this.
Ray had very quickly appreciated what the word 'inconsolable' truly meant.
Poor Beaucourt, he was "inconsolable" when he and Dickens finally parted three years afterwards -- for twice again did the latter occupy a house, but not this same house, on "the property."