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Meaning of INCONSOLABLE

Pronunciation:  `inkun'sowlubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  sad beyond comforting; incapable of being consoled; "inconsolable when her son died"
 

INCONSOLABLE is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: desolate, disconsolate, unconsolable
 
 Antonyms: consolable
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`con*sol"a*ble\, a. [L. inconsolabilis: cf. F.
inconsolable. See {In-} not, and {Console}.]
Not consolable; incapable of being consoled; grieved beyond
susceptibility of comfort; disconsolate. --Dryden.

      With inconsolable distress she griev'd, And from her
      cheek the rose of beauty fied.           --Falconer.
-- {In`con*sol"a*ble*ness}, n. -- {In`con*sol"a*bly}, adv.

 

 

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