Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of consolation.

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Examples

  • "And that is what you call the consolations of religion, is it?" asked the Preceptress with an expression that rather disconcerted me; as though my zeal and earnestness entirely lacked the light of knowledge with which she viewed it.

    Mizora: A Prophecy A MSS. Found Among the Private Papers of the Princess Vera Zarovitch

  • But then stole in consolations not human, nor of man's devising – the words that were written upon her mother's tombstone –

    Queechy

  • If you've been trudging through January with Chicago summer events as the light at the end of your tunnel, now may be the time to find yourself some short-term consolations.

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  • The bright flowers of the edelweiss waiting to be gathered among the rough rocks of difficult circumstances -- we may call the consolations of God what we will -- who are we that we should find such comforts anywhere?

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • The bright flowers of the edelweiss waiting to be gathered among the rough rocks of difficult circumstances -- we may call the consolations of God what we will -- who are we that we should find such comforts anywhere?

    I am with you always....

  • On the whole the consolations were the more vivid of the two.

    Barchester Towers

  • We do not ask to forget; we do not want the so-called consolations which time brings.

    Friendship

  • On the whole the consolations were the more vivid of the two.

    Barchester Towers

  • Among the consolations is a wonderful painting from just after Rubens 'time,

    Broward-Palm Beach New Times | Complete Issue

  • The so called consolations of our society are a lie; it’s kitsch, nothing more; there is no truth in it – and we know.

    The Elegant Variation:

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