Consolation Con`so*la"tion, n. [L. consolatio: cf. F. consolation.] The act of consoling; the state of being consoled; allevation of misery or distress of mind; refreshment of spirit; comfort; that which consoles or comforts the spirit. [1913 Webster]

Against such cruelties With inward consolations recompensed. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Are the consolations of God small with thee? --Job xv. 11.

Syn: Comfort; solace; allevation. See {Comfort}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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