- The definition of inconsolable is someone who is so upset that they cannot be comforted.
When your beloved husband died and nothing anyone can say will make you feel better, this is an example of when you are inconsolable.
This woman is inconsolable.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Origin: L inconsolabilis
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- inˌcon·solˌa·bilˈi·ty, inˌcon·solˈa·ble·ness noun
- inˌcon·solˈa·bly adverb