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1. consoling

adjective. ['kənˈsoʊlɪŋ'] affording comfort or solace.

Synonyms

  • consolatory
  • reassuring

Antonyms

  • unsatisfactory
  • discouraging
  • reassurance

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Words that Rhyme with Consoling

  • controlling
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Example sentences of the word consoling


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Simply knowing you are there and that the lines of communication are open can be consoling.

Quotes containing the word consoling


1. As death, when we come to consider it closely, is the true goal of our existence, I have formed during the last few years such close relationships with this best and truest friend of mankind that death's image is not only no longer terrifying to me, but is indeed very soothing and consoling.
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

2. But the penciled sheets did not seem like nor smell like the library book so she had given it up, consoling herself with the vow that when she grew up, she would work hard, save money and buy every single book that she liked.
- Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

3. Philosophy, art, politics, religion and bohemia have never sought to do away entirely with the status hierarchy; they have attemptee, rather, to institute new kinds of hierarchies based on sets of values unrecognised by, and critical of, those of the majority.. They have provided us with persuasive and consoling reminders that there is more than one way of succeeding in life.
- Alain de Botton, Status Anxiety

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