Definition of inconsolably in US English:



  • See inconsolable

    • ‘Her aunt, Lillian, sobbed inconsolably as they all tried desperately to come to terms with a tragedy which has not just touched the local community but families, particularly mothers, right across the country.’
    • ‘Outside the courtroom, McDonald, in a neat white blouse and a black leather blazer, puts her face in her hands and begins to sob inconsolably.’
    • ‘We last see her crying inconsolably, now that she has lost not only her name, but also the one person ever to show her genuine kindness and love.’
    • ‘The screenwriter starts sobbing inconsolably, then asks, ‘What kind of maniac could do such terrible things?’’
    • ‘Quite unlike home, there are a number of other small children in the classroom, some of them sobbing inconsolably, and a few others screaming at the top of their little voices.’