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English noun: consolation

1. consolation (feeling) the comfort you feel when consoled in times of disappointment


SamplesSecond place was no consolation to him.


Synonymssolace, solacement


Broader (hypernym)comfort


Narrower (hyponym)bright side, cold comfort, silver lining

2. consolation (act) the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction


SamplesHis presence was a consolation to her.


Synonymscomfort, solace


Broader (hypernym)ministration, relief, succor, succour









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