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  • as incomforting
  • as insoothing

synonyms for consolatory

  • encouraging
  • reassuring
  • refreshing
  • soothing
  • abating
  • allaying
  • alleviating
  • assuaging
  • consoling
  • curing
  • freeing
  • inspiriting
  • invigorating
  • lightening
  • mitigating
  • relieving
  • remedying
  • restoring
  • revitalizing
  • revivifying
  • softening
  • solacing
  • succoring
  • sustaining
  • tranquilizing
  • upholding
  • warming
  • analeptic
  • health-giving
  • heart-warming
  • calming
  • reassuring
  • alleviating
  • consoling
  • easing
  • mollifying
  • relaxing
  • relieving
  • remedying
  • softening
  • tranquilizing
  • warming
  • palliative

antonyms for consolatory

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  • aggravating
  • depressing
  • dispiriting
  • distressing
  • disturbing
  • irritating
  • upsetting
  • worrying
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    How to use consolatory in a sentence

    This consolatory doctrine is confirmed in the fifty-fourth chapter of the Koran.
    A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
    Hadria seized its legs and pulled it back again, murmuring some consolatory promise to its mistress.
    THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
    That is the sort of remark which relatives sometimes regard as consolatory.
    TRISTRAM OF BLENTANTHONY HOPE
    Ben Halse passed it off with a tactful and consolatory remark, and they talked about other things.
    FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
    There came, perhaps, a little feeling of personal vanity to mingle with these consolatory reflections.
    QUENTIN DURWARDSIR WALTER SCOTT
    Turning round, then, with a view to say something consolatory to the Major, he was seriously concerned to find him departed. '
    CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
    What can be more fitting and consolatory, than to offer up evening praise, after a day of such exceeding jeopardy!
    THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
    After having given this consolatory advice, Mrs. Beaumont left the young lady's grief to wear itself out.
    TALES AND NOVELS, VOLUME 5 (OF 10)MARIA EDGEWORTH
    And this she resented slightly, for she badly wanted somebody to say something, either vindictive or consolatory.
    THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
    "A hundred thousand pounds will pay for all," was the consolatory thought with which he solaced himself for this extravagance.
    SIR JASPER CAREWCHARLES JAMES LEVER
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO CONSOLATORY

    • alleviating
    • calming
    • consolatory
    • consoling
    • easing
    • mollifying
    • palliative
    • reassuring
    • relaxing
    • relieving
    • remedying
    • softening
    • tranquilizing
    • warming
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.