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

 

inconsolable

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌɪnkənˈsəʊləbl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪnkənˈsoʊləbl//
 
(also unconsolable) Unhappiness
 
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very sad and unable to accept help or comfort They were inconsolable when their only child died. inconsolable grief See related entries: Unhappiness Word Origin late 16th cent.: from French, or from Latin inconsolabilis, from in- ‘not’ + consolabilis ‘able to be consoled’, from the verb consolari (from con- ‘with’ + solari ‘soothe’).
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