disconsolately


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dis·con·so·late

 (dĭs-kŏn′sə-lĭt)
adj.
1. Seeming beyond consolation; extremely dejected: disconsolate at the loss of the dog. See Synonyms at depressed.
2. Cheerless; gloomy: a disconsolate winter landscape.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin discōnsōlātus : Latin dis-, dis- + cōnsōlātus, past participle of cōnsōlārī, to console; see console1.]

dis·con′so·late·ly adv.
dis·con′so·la′tion (-kŏn′sə-lā′shən) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.disconsolately - in grief-stricken loneliness; without comforting circumstances or prospects
Translations

disconsolately

[dɪsˈkɒnsəlɪtlɪ] ADVdesconsoladamente

disconsolately

[dɪsˈkɒnsələtli] adv (= dejectedly) → d'un air abattu

disconsolately

advuntröstlich; (= gloomily)niedergeschlagen

disconsolately

[dɪsˈkɒnslɪtlɪ] advsconsolatamente
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The two little boys, after a desperate rummaging in their pockets, in search of those pocket-handkerchiefs which mothers know are never to be found there, had thrown themselves disconsolately into the skirts of their mother's gown, where they were sobbing, and wiping their eyes and noses, to their hearts' content;--Mrs.
Mell, who went back a few paces to pick them up, and looked at them (very disconsolately, I was afraid), as we went on together.
My thoughts strayed from that question as I looked disconsolately at the fire.
He had not gone far before he met a wolf, who was limping disconsolately along on three legs, and who on perceiving Ferko began to howl dismally.
Jeremy sat disconsolately on the edge of his boat--sucking his sore fingers and peering down into the water--a MUCH worse thing happened; a really FRIGHTFUL thing it would have been, if Mr.
The woman was cowed and went off disconsolately, hanging her head; and the governor said to the man, "Honest man, go home with your money, and God speed you; and for the future, if you don't want to lose it, see that you don't take it into your head to yoke with anybody.
I did not attempt to follow her, other than to see that she reached the building in safety, but, directing Woola to accompany her, I turned disconsolately and entered my own house.
Mother Ceres had returned to her deserted home, and was sitting disconsolately on the doorstep, with her torch burning in her hand.
Nothing was to be seen but a dark and angry sea, and a scowling northern sky; and at night he retired within the jaws of the whale, and nestled disconsolately among seal skins.
But at length when the sun had utterly departed, the Fay, now the mere ghost of her former self, went disconsolately with her boat into the region of the ebony flood, and that she issued thence at all I cannot say, for darkness fell over an things and I beheld her magical figure no more.
She obeyed, but loitered disconsolately at the landing window.
Having satisfied himself that there was no risk of immediate discovery he went back to the kitchen with a lighter step, and found Mattie disconsolately removing the last scraps of pickle from the floor.