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  • adj. Not consolable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. sad beyond comforting; incapable of being consoled


un- +‎ consolable (Wiktionary)


  • If a kid fell off the merry-go-round the mother or nanny watching them would run over and, if they were bleeding or unconsolable, take them away.

    Understand, Rubberband?

  • "Those three guys that you'd mentioned, plus Nick Backstrom, were probably the most actually unconsolable, if that's the right word, after the games," Boudreau said.

    The Caps and the life

  • Hillary Clinton is going to weep and moan with unconsolable regret for having called Obama naive and irresponsible.

    Poll: Hillary Ahead In Georgia And Missouri

  • Pumpkinpie woke up in the night screaming, flailing, unconsolable, unapproachable, possibly from a dream, for the second time this week.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • It disturbed me in my comfort spots, comforted me in my disturbed spots, and, as an erstwhile writer of fiction, I was simultaneously enraptured by her facility with words and timing; and nearly unconsolable and jealous and angry with myself for not working harder at it than I do.

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  • Iran understands its position in the world, albeit from a point of view that is distinctly colored by a rigid orthodoxy and an unconsolable regret that Persia did not permanently influence the world when it might have millennia ago.

    Phoney War

  • In the case of Miss Gotbaum, she was extremely agitated, yelling and screaming, unconsolable, would not calm down.

    CNN Transcript Oct 1, 2007

  • I'm actually outside the family's villa here in quite a wealthy neighborhood just outside Dubai City, and just a short while ago, her husband, her three children, the eldest being a 19-year-old who had been visiting from Oxford University had been here on holiday, unconsolable as they left.

    CNN Transcript Dec 27, 2007

  • HARRIS: But up first this hour, uncontrollable anger and unconsolable grief in a tragic ending no parent should ever have to face.

    CNN Transcript Jun 25, 2005

  • But one child is unconsolable after his mother leaves for work.

    CNN Transcript Jul 4, 2005

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