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noun as in relief, comfort

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At $50 a pop, the virtual New York and Boston race registration fees are at best a small financial consolation prize for the two organizers, which normally rake in tens of millions of dollars from their marquee marathons.

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Many of the women found consolation in believing that their marital home, or “sasural” was written in their fate.

While Microsoft may have lost out on TikTok, it’s certainly not skimping on the consolation prize.

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It is difficult to face this moment in our forced separation without even the consolation of being able to embrace or to wipe each other’s tears.

Some of those teams were undoubtedly expecting to still be playing, but they all likely would have been happy with the highly touted winger as consolation.

Yet according to Hamilton, “it was quickly apparent that other than pecuniary consolation would be acceptable.”

Dee Dee candles, rosaries, shirts and prints are offered for sale near the gallery's door as a kind of consolation.

There was little consolation to be had from this revelation except a bizarre sense of personal privilege.

But the civilians, even those who are proud of the largely symbolic resistance, can take little consolation for the future.

But that probably comes as little consolation to the 99 percent.

The poor must look to the brightness of a future world for the consolation that they were denied in this.

And it is small consolation to me to note that most people's minds seem to be no better done than mine.

Augustus Theodore swings on a chair before the fire, which he keeps at work for his own especial consolation.

She found no consolation in the fact that she had been encouraged to do as she had done by those who claimed to love her.

From there on Piegan set a pace that taxed our horses' mettle—that was one consolation—we were well mounted.


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On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to consolation, such as: comfort, compassion, encouragement, pity, solace, and succor.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.