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from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare That which consoles; a speech or writing intended for consolation.
  • adjective Of a consoling or comforting nature.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Which consoles.
  • noun That which consoles; a speech or writing intended for consolation.

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

  • adjective affording comfort or solace

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