Consolation

Con`so*la"tion

(?), n. [L. consolatio: cf. F. consolation.] The act of consoling; the state of being consoled; allevation of misery or distress of mind; refreshment of spirit; comfort; that which consoles or comforts the spirit.
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Against such cruelties
With inward consolations recompensed.
Milton.
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Are the consolations of God small with thee?
Job xv. 11.

Syn. -- Comfort; solace; allevation. See Comfort.
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{

Con`so*la"tion game

,

match

,

pot

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race

, etc. } A game, match, etc., open only to losers in early stages of contests.
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Con`so*la"to del ma"re

(?). [It., the consulate of the sea.] A collection of maritime laws of disputed origin, supposed to have been first published at Barcelona early in the 14th century. It has formed the basis of most of the subsequent collections of maritime laws. Kent. Bouvier.
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