inconsolable


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inconsolable

(ĭn″kŏn-sō′lŏ-bĭl) [L. inconsolabilis]
Said of an infant or child who is extremely irritable and cannot be comforted despite its parents' best efforts. In pediatrics inconsolability is a clinical indicator of severe illness.
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They noted the child was inconsolable, crying and shaking."
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After six months or so we began suggesting outings, lunches, meetings for tea and coffee, but she was inconsolable and refused all our entreaties to re-engage with life.
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My two children saw the injuries and my four-year-old son was inconsolable. He wouldn't come near me for two days."
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