- Cheerless, dreary.
- I opened my eyes to this disconsolate day.
- 2013, Daniel Taylor, Jack Wilshere scores twice to ease Arsenal to victory over Marseille (in The Guardian, 26 November 2013)
- Özil looked a little disconsolate when he was substituted late on, though he did set up Wilshere's second with a lovely pass off the outside of his left boot.
- 1897, W.S.Maugham, Liza of Lambeth, chapter 1.
- Worst off of all were the very young children, for there had been no rain for weeks, and the street was as dry and clean as a covered court, and, in the lack of mud to wallow in, they sat about the road, disconsolate as poets.
- 1885, Robert L. Steveson, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, chapter 7.
- Sitting close beside it, taking the air with an infinite sadness of mien, like some disconsolate prisoner, Utterson saw Dr. Jekyll.
- Seemingly beyond consolation; inconsolable.
- For weeks after the death of her cat she was disconsolate.
- (cheerless, dreary): bleak, dreary, downcast
- (beyond consolation): dejected, inconsolable, unconsolable