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.
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]