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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·so·la·tion /ˌkɑn(t)səˈleʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·so·la·tion n.  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.
 Against such cruelties
 With inward consolations recompensed.   --Milton.
    Are the consolations of God small with thee?   --Job xv. 11.
 Syn: -- Comfort; solace; allevation. See Comfort.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the comfort you feel when consoled in times of
           disappointment; "second place was no consolation to him"
           [syn: solace, solacement]
      2: the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction; "his
         presence was a consolation to her" [syn: comfort, solace]