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4 definitions found
 for disconsolate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disconsolate \Dis*con"so*late\, n.
     Disconsolateness. [Obs.] --Barrow.
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From 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.
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              One morn a Peri at the gate
              Of Eden stood disconsolate.           --Moore.
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              The ladies and the knights, no shelter nigh,
              Were dropping wet, disconsolate and wan. --Dryden.
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     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.
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From 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]

From 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
  
  

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