inconsolable

(redirected from inconsolably)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to inconsolably: roguishly

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
In disturbing footage of the aftermath villagers are shown weeping inconsolably on the ground, while their homes burn around them.
Shri Purushottam, a 50-year-old from Maharashtra, cried inconsolably as he recalled the moments when his 10-year-old son lay lifeless in his arms.
A leg injury and a stomach illness hindered her Olympic preparations, though, and she pulled out of the race after around 22 miles, sitting and weeping inconsolably on the side of the road.
Those slain at the Jewish school, all of French-Israeli nationality, were buried in Israel on Wednesday as relatives sobbed inconsolably.
A witness in Carterton, New Zealand, told of terrible screams from the balloon and added: "The women who saw their parents die were crying inconsolably.
There's nothing more disturbing to new parents than an inconsolably crying infant.
Their beautiful cinnamon baby with dusky skin is born and the family is happy until the child begins to cry inconsolably.
Dozens of students who were registering for the upcoming school term witnessed the violent crime and relatives of the victims who arrived at the scene collapsed, crying inconsolably.
I can never forget, seeing her crying inconsolably and all she kept repeating in a quavering voice was "He touched me, He touched me.
But here, at 64, old plastic fantastic seems to be flagging a bit, crying inconsolably at every raised word with fellow camp-mates and getting out of every physical task by simply shrugging her shoulders and wheezily sighing, "bronchitis" while disappearing into her bunk.
I was heartbroken and sobbed inconsolably when she was put to sleep and two years on I still miss her more than words can say.
The groom-to-be, who did not want to be identified, said his fiance called him while at work crying inconsolably when she received an email about the situation.