Definition of disconsolation in US English:

disconsolation

noun

  • See disconsolate

    • ‘Its sudden withdrawal from the people would bring deeper disconsolation than to deprive them of television.’
    • ‘The Cat seemed somewhat puzzled by this comment, and his stride became less confident, while his tail wagged in apparent disconsolation.’
    • ‘His disconsolation was written all over his body language - as soon as he had crossed the finishing line his head went down and was soon in his hands.’
    • ‘From this point of view, should we not look at these paintings as a constructive criticism of today's unpleasant cities, the disconsolation of concrete walls and the transformation of values into goods?’
    • ‘A remarkable pair of pencil drawings on newsprint reflect the overwhelming disconsolation of one such period.’

Pronunciation

disconsolation

/-ˌkänsəˈlāSHən/