Examples of consolation in a Sentence
His kind words were a consolation to me.
the consolation of the grieving family by their pastor
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Moving on up: The Spurs’ slog to a 47-35 overall record during the regular season should provide some consolation benefit come June.
And at the very outside of the cycle comes music that draws most tellingly on traditions of lament and consolation.
In the episode, Haqq turned to sister Khadijah and Kardashian for consolation.
Stanhope relies on friend and fellow officer (Paul Bettany), but even this consolation is threatened when Stanhope is forced to select officers for a suicidal patrol to snag German prisoners.
The losers move into a consolation tournament and will play in the arena's auxiliary gym.
Two of Antonio's three goals this season have proved to be nothing more than consolations, both coming in 4-1 defeats to Liverpool and Swansea.
Vivians finished with 21 points and McCowan collected 18 points and 17 rebounds, but that will provide no consolation, only empty statistics.
But that's little consolation for the visual impact.
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CONSOLATION Defined for English Language Learners
: something that makes a person feel less sadness, disappointment, etc.
: a contest in which people or teams that have previously lost compete against each other
CONSOLATION Defined for Kids
- … he would never be the best runner … and his only consolation was neither would Gary Fulcher.
- —Katherine Paterson, Bridge to Terabithia
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