Examples of cold comfort in a Sentence
The good news about the economy is cold comfort to people who have lost their jobs.
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Perhaps cold comfort for investors used to being comfortably swaddled in central bank largess—but far better than a real global growth meltdown.
Inner Loop Dolce Neve Italian-style gelateria serving cold comfort made from farm-fresh ingredients.
In a way, high property taxes insulate Illinoisans from the worst of market cycles, though that’s cold comfort to many.
Still, this was a cold comfort to developers making and selling image-editing software and the first step to GIF eradication was under way: the frantic race for an alternative.
And the analysis that his apparent win was due to his success in making his positions palatable to a traditionally conservative electorate may have been cold comfort to the 118 Republicans running in districts more Democratic than his.
But this is all cold comfort for many undocumented immigrants who had become used to a certain degree of freedom, and who now find themselves in a much more precarious situation.
Yet that’s cold comfort for a team seeking its first victory in a true road game since Nov. 19.
All of this is why, when disaster strikes, we're left with the coldest comfort of all: structurally deficient and functionally obsolete bridges are everywhere.
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COLD COMFORT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cold comfort for English Language Learners
: something that is good for a situation but does not make someone happy because the whole situation is still bad
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