Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who consoles, or gives consolation or comfort.

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

  • noun One who gives consolation.

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  • noun One who gives consolation.

Etymologies

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console +‎ -er

Examples

  • When New York City's 107th mayor declared that "the number of casualties will be more than any of us can bear"—demonstrating in those dark days a decade ago that he would be both crisis manager and consoler in chief— Rudolph Giuliani forever yoked his life to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

    Giuliani's 9/11 Lessons Still Fresh

  • When New York City's 107th mayor declared "the number of casualties will be more than any of us can bear"—showing in those dark days a decade ago that he would be not only crisis manager but consoler in chief—Rudy Giuliani forever yoked his life to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

    The Mayor

  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Obama takes on role as consoler in chief « - Blogs from CNN. com

    Obama takes on role as consoler in chief

  • As new ideas grew more and more alarming in the Victorian era (atheism, evolution, rumblings of social revolution), the man of letters found himself a consoler as well as a critic, increasingly adopting a soothing bedside manner to quell the anxieties of the middle classes.

    March « 2009 « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

  • This moment as chief consoler comes to all presidents – often many times.

    Obama Arizona Speech To Honor Memories, Speak Of Hope

  • As he watched Obama, Meek says he saw his commander in chief take on a new role: the consoler in chief.

    Obama takes on role as consoler in chief

  • In Tucson tonight, President Obama played the role that all presidents must play at times of great tragedy: consoler in chief.

    Obama: consoler in chief

  • House Speaker John Boehner R., Ohio postponed debate on the repeal, probably until next week, and assumed the role of chief consoler on the somber occasion.

    House Pays Tribute to Attack Victims

  • This moment as chief consoler comes to all presidents – often many times.

    Obama Arizona Speech To Honor Memories, Speak Of Hope

  • As new ideas grew more and more alarming in the Victorian era (atheism, evolution, rumblings of social revolution), the man of letters found himself a consoler as well as a critic, increasingly adopting a soothing bedside manner to quell the anxieties of the middle classes.

    william hazlitt | the man of letters « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

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