Definition of disconsolate adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dɪsˈkɒnsələt//
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈkɑːnsələt//
(formal) Unhappiness, Disappointment
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very unhappy and disappointed synonym dejected The disconsolate players left for home without a trophy. See related entries: Unhappiness, Disappointment Word Originlate Middle English: from medieval Latin disconsolatus, from dis- (expressing reversal) + Latin consolatus (past participle of consolari ‘to console’).
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