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Synonyms for disconsolately

in grief-stricken loneliness


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As he was wandering disconsolately about the meadows round the palace, wondering how he could escape being put to death, a little bee flew past, and settling on his shoulder whispered in his ear,
By the end of the month Paul was fighting in the last ditch, wandering disconsolately among those who dwell in outer darkness and have grimy thumbs.
Bagnet removes his hand from his head as if the shower-bath were over and looks disconsolately at Mr.
My companion but shook his head disconsolately and walked to one of the windows upon the far side of the apartment.
With this he walked again rather disconsolately upstairs.
The old servant returned to the caleche, looked into it, shook his head disconsolately, told the driver to turn into the yard, and stopped beside Mavra Kuzminichna.
Growing weary of it all, Katharine turned to the window, and stood among the folds of the curtain, pressing close to the window-pane, and gazing disconsolately at the river much in the attitude of a child depressed by the meaningless talk of its elders.
And there are neither fences nor houses in this part of the land of Oz," added the Scarecrow, disconsolately.
If I'd only had the pluck," he remarked a little disconsolately, "I might have made thousands by following his advice this week.
I roamed disconsolately up and down the bank, keeping as close to him in his involuntary travels as I could, while he wailed and cried till it was a wonder that he did not bring down upon us every hunting animal within a mile.
A man and woman, at their heels a motley following of brats and curs, trailed disconsolately by.
If Tom could get out, I should think he 'd carried it off; but not being a rat, he can't go through the bits of windows; so it was n't him," said Fanny, disconsolately, for she began to think this double loss a punishment for letting angry passions rise, "Let 's open the door and tell him about it," proposed Polly.
She had done her best to keep warm, had skated till she was tired and hot, then stood watching others till she was chilled; tried to get up a glow again by trotting up and down the road, but failed to do so, and finally cuddled disconsolately under a pine-tree to wait and watch.
I did hope there would be a white one with puffed sleeves," she whispered disconsolately.
It isn't so easy for me to forget things, but I'll try," she said disconsolately, "and if you want any more cooking lessons before you go I'll be real glad to teach you anything I know.