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disconsolate
used in Catch-22

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Definition
sad beyond comforting
  • He was a tall, narrow, disconsolate man who moved with a crabby listlessness.
    Chapter 11 — Captain Black (10% in)
  • With their heads down disconsolately, the chaplain, Major Major and Major Danby moved toward their jeeps in an ostracized group, each holding himself friendlessly several feet away from the other two.
    Chapter 24 — Milo (89% in)
  • Doc Daneeka emitted a glum, self-pitying sniff and strolled disconsolately across the tent to help himself to some aspirin and sulphur pills and paint his own throat with Argyrol.
    Chapter 31 — Daneeka (18% in)
  • He stopped walking and glanced about the room disconsolately.
    Chapter 39 — The Eternal City (18% in)

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