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1. consolation

noun. ['ˌkɑːnsəˈleɪʃən'] the comfort you feel when consoled in times of disappointment.

Synonyms

  • cold comfort
  • comfort
  • solace
  • bright side
  • solacement

Antonyms

  • increase
  • low relief
  • high relief
  • embarrassment

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Words that Rhyme with Consolation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce consolation?

Pronounce consolation as ˌkɑnsəˈleɪʃən.

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Example sentences of the word consolation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Since they lost, offer it as a consolation prize.

Quotes containing the word consolation


1. Reading was my escape and my comfort, my consolation, my stimulant of choice: reading for the pure pleasure of it, for the beautiful stillness that surrounds you when you hear an author's words reverberating in your head.
- Paul Auster, The Brooklyn Follies

2. sex is the consolation you have when you can't have love
- Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

3. Many religions now come before us with ingratiating smirks and outspread hands, like an unctuous merchant in a bazaar. They offer consolation and solidarity and uplift, competing as they do in a marketplace. But we have a right to remember how barbarically they behaved when they were strong and were making an offer that people could not refuse.
- Christopher Hitchens

2. consolation

noun. ['ˌkɑːnsəˈleɪʃən'] the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction.

Synonyms

  • succour
  • relief
  • comfort
  • solace
  • succor

Antonyms

  • comfortable
  • discomfort
  • uncomfortable
  • pain
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