disconsolation love

Definitions

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  • n. The state of being disconsolate; gloom.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Dejection; grief.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Want of comfort; disconsolateness.

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Examples

  • Rose just stood there, a look of disconsolation on her face as she stared into the future.

    Post Pomp (20/22)

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    Wolfram Blog : Word Play with Mathematica

  • Diego's wife later had two other pregnancies, both of which failed in miscarriage, "from which we are truly in a state of disconsolation, so that all that we have earned [here] gives us no joy in that God has not given us any heirs."

    Pestilence and Headcolds: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico

  • I write this now to fight a path out of the abject disconsolation and grief washing over me, because of the passing of my dog of 7 years.

    PREVENT CANCER FROM KILLING YOUR DOG

  • We were united in both disconsolation and fatigue, and like survivors of a battle, felt the comradeship of shared discomfort.

    Vineyard Chill

  • After some disconsolation on our part, we found an even better place to eat and we enjoyed the staple of Sunday brunches everywhere: Eggs Benedict.

    January 2006

  • But his disconsolation was not an act; his Filipino friends say he's a simple, humble guy who's astonished by his fame.

    The Magician

  • I will go with thee, and thou shalt fight beside me — And twice he laid his hand upon his groin, and hung down his head in sorrow and disconsolation. —

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • We reposed that night among the camp equipment, the sick man caring for naught in his physical collapse and disconsolation.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • If the hives were inquiringly tapped, instead of a furious and instant alarm and angry outpouring of excited and wrathful citizens, eager to sacrifice themselves in the defence of the rights of the commonwealth, there was merely a buzzing remonstrance, indicative of decreased population, weakness and disconsolation.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

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