- Prize or benefit for the loser
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia
CONSOLATION, n. The knowledge that a better man is more unfortunate
- 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue
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.
Against such cruelties
With inward consolations recompensed.
Are the consolations of God small with
Job xv. 11.
Syn. -- Comfort; solace; allevation. See
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
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