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consolation

con·so·la·tion

consolation

pronunciation:
kan s leI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act or instance of consoling.
Feeling rejected, he went to his friend for consolation.
synonyms:
solace
similar words:
comfort, commiseration, compassion, encouragement, sustenance, sympathy
definition 2: the condition of being consoled.
Her grief was so deep that she never knew consolation.
synonyms:
comfort, solace
similar words:
calm, encouragement, sustenance
definition 3: someone or something that consoles or comforts.
The losing candidate's only consolation was low voter turnout.
synonyms:
comfort, solace
similar words:
cheer, encouragement