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- The Nuttall Encyclopedia

CONSOLATION, n. The knowledge that a better man is more unfortunate
than yourself.
- 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 thee?
Job xv. 11.

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

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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