What Does Consolation Mean?


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Consolation refers to the activity of consoling someone that is, reassuring a person from some kind of personal loss. Someone who offers consolation that is a kind of solace to another. For example, "Your presence at this time of grief is a great consolation".

In sports terminology, a secondary tournament or game for players who have been removed before the final to decide the third and fourth place winners.

A consolation is something you may tell yourself that may make you feel better about a bad situation. For example, "it was some of some consolation to him that the player who beat him was unable to play in the finals because of an injury."

Consolation was also the name of a heavy metal band from Holland that formed in 1989. They were together for ten years during which they released three albums.

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