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disconsolate

dis·con·so·late

disconsolate

 
pronunciation:
dIs kan s liht
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: hopelessly unhappy; dejected.
He was disconsolate for months after his wife left.
synonyms:
depressed, despondent, heartbroken, inconsolable
antonyms:
cheerful, cheery
similar words:
dejected, desolate, dispirited, doleful, down, down in the mouth, downcast, forlorn, grief-stricken, heavy, heavy-hearted, hopeless, melancholy, miserable, sad, unhappy, woeful
definition 2: marked by or causing melancholy or dejection.
He noticed the disconsolate expression on her face and asked her what was wrong.She felt depressed at her disconsolate prospects.
synonyms:
dismal, doleful, gloomy, melancholy
antonyms:
cheerful, cheery, happy
similar words:
dark, dreary, funereal, miserable, mournful, somber, woeful, wretched
derivations: disconsolately (adv.), disconsolateness (n.)