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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Christie declined to take any of the handful of consolation Cabinet positions that were offered to him.
Aggarwal dropped a three-set marathon Saturday to the eventual state runner-up, then lost her consolation.
But as a consolation, the Queen was later given a miniature version of the iron throne before departing.
Another was to Glenbard West's Sienna Lopez, a consolation quarterfinalist last year.
Earlier this year the accursed Queen Elizabeth of England imposed Protestantism on her wretched subjects, who are now deprived of the consolation of the sacraments.
With every bottle shared, whether in consolation or celebration, there is the possibility of an enhanced emotional connection.
In consolation play, Soldotna defeated Wasilla to win the silver bracket and Grace Christian beat Thunder Mountain to top the bronze bracket.
Pancake, a sophomore, had plenty of consolation in helping her team walk off with the team trophy.
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Synonymscomforting, consoling, reassurance, solace, solacing
Related Wordscommiseration, compassion, condolence, feeling, sympathy; counseling (or counselling); humanity, kindheartedness, kindliness, kindness, mercy, pity
Near Antonymscold comfort; anguish, distress, heartache, heartbreak, torment, torture
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- … 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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