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Definition of consolation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[uncountable, countable]
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a person or thing that makes you feel better when you are unhappy or disappointed synonym comfort a few words of consolation If it's any consolation, she didn't get the job, either. The children were a great consolation to him when his wife died. At least you weren't hurt—that's one consolation.
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