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unconsolable

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj unconsolable sad beyond comforting; incapable of being consoled "inconsolable when her son died"
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Usage

In literature:

Had it to sit, weeping unconsolably, or not?
"History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XXI. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--Afternoon and Evening of Friedrich's Life--1763-1786" by Thomas Carlyle
Ah, why do you look so haggard, so unconsoling.
"Damon and Delia" by William Godwin
So long the poor boy waits a hearing, He must not unconsoled depart.
"Faust" by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
No girl he knew needed to remain unconsoled.
"The Danger Mark" by Robert W. Chambers
The grief of the queen was unconsolable.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 6 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
For the next two days she had been unconsolable.
"Grace Harlowe's Problem" by Jessie Graham Flower
He is not unconsoled.
"Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry" by Thomas Davis
Say to her that he is yet unconsoled.
"Fairy Fingers" by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
Was it not selfish to leave me thus unconsoled and unconverted?
"A Pessimist" by Robert Timsol
Those who offer it on the altar of that blind divinity, "the nature of things," remain still unconsoled.
"Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion based on Psychology and History" by Auguste Sabatier
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In poetry:

Alas, no more he cares for me--
He left me unconsoled;
He pierced my heart, then cruelly
Left me in pain untold.
"Ye Mountain Bluebells" by Avetik Isahakian
But dogma new with dogma old
Clashes to soothe the spirit's grief,
And offer to the unconsoled
Polyglot Babel of Belief!
"The Door Of Humility" by Alfred Austin
The world sits at the feet of Christ,
Unknowing, blind, and unconsoled;
It yet shall touch His garment's fold,
And feel the heavenly Alchemist
Transform its very dust to gold.
"The Over-Heart" by John Greenleaf Whittier