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  • adj. Which consoles.
  • n. That which consoles; a speech or writing intended for consolation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of a consoling or comforting nature.
  • n. That which consoles; a speech or writing intended for consolation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tending to give consolation; assuaging grief or other mental distress; comforting; cheering; encouraging.
  • n. Anything intended to convey consolation; especially, a letter or epistle written for that purpose.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. affording comfort or solace

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