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consolation

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1 the giving of hope and strength in times of grief, distress, or suffering
  • the consolation of the grieving family by their pastor

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2 a feeling of ease from grief or trouble
  • the consolation that our favorite foods give us when we're having a bad day

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The first known use of consolation was in the 14th century

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“Consolation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/consolation. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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