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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In the consolation championship, Valley Center knocked down a pass on the last play to edge Vista 31-26.
Yugoslavia also produced a fourth-place finish at the 1962 World Cup after losing to host Chile in the consolation match, and reached the 1990 quarterfinals.
As Mateus Uribe covered his face in shame and disappointment, and wept, Southgate put his arms round him in consolation.
Houston Worthing beat Brownwood 25-19 to claim the Division II consolation bracket.
United fans didn't seem to bothered by his sacking, with the FA Cup acting simply as a consolation for a disappointing season.
The tournament continues on Saturday morning with the start of the consolation rounds starting at 8 a.m. and the quarterfinal round kicking off at noon.
While there might be something to be said for a wine meant to be consumed as consolation while watching one of the most notoriously emotionally stressful shows currently airing, Lot18’s marketing went in a slightly different direction.
The semifinal games will be played Friday, as will the consolation bracket games.
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CONSOLATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of consolation 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
Definition of consolation for Students
- … 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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