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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·con·so·late /dɪsˈkɑn(t)sələt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·con·so·late n. Disconsolateness. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·con·so·late a.
 1. Destitute of consolation; deeply dejected and dispirited; hopelessly sad; comfortless; filled with grief; as, a bereaved and disconsolate parent.
 One morn a Peri at the gate
 Of Eden stood disconsolate.   --Moore.
 The ladies and the knights, no shelter nigh,
 Were dropping wet, disconsolate and wan.   --Dryden.
 2. Inspiring dejection; saddening; cheerless; as, the disconsolate darkness of the winter nights.
 Syn: -- Forlorn; melancholy; sorrowful; desolate; woeful; hopeless; gloomy.
 -- Dis*con*so*late*ly, adv. -- Dis*con*so*late*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: sad beyond comforting; incapable of being consoled;
             "inconsolable when her son died" [syn: inconsolable,
              unconsolable] [ant: consolable]
      2: causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war";
         "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate
         winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of
         November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather" [syn:
          blue, dark, depressing, dismal, dispiriting, gloomy,