Definition of cold comfort
: quite limited sympathy, consolation, or encouragement
Examples of cold comfort in a sentence
The good news about the economy is cold comfort to people who have lost their jobs.
First Known Use of cold comfort
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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