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Definition 1: the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction - [noun denoting act]

Samples where consolation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his presence was a consolation to her

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(consolation is a kind of ...) assistance in time of difficulty

"the contributions provided some relief for the victims"

Definition 2: the comfort you feel when consoled in times of disappointment - [noun denoting feeling]

Samples where consolation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • second place was no consolation to him

Synonyms for consolation in the sense of this definition

(consolation is a kind of ...) a feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment

(... is a kind of consolation ) very limited consolation or empathy

"he told me that time heals all wounds but that was cold comfort to me"

(... is a kind of consolation ) a consoling aspect of a difficult situation

"every cloud has a silver lining" "look on the bright side of it"

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