Part of speech: noun

The act of consoling, or the state of being consoled; something that comforts or consoles.

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Usage examples "consolation":

  1. Martha Savory expressed her deep sympathy with him in his difficult and painful situation, and John Yeardley also addressed him in words of consolation and encouragement. - "Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel", John Yeardley.
  2. I have some consolation in being able to call up at will those that I love. - "An Anarchist Woman", Hutchins Hapgood.
  3. But I had no consolation to offer. - "Richard Carvel, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009.