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Consoled
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consoling definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: affording comfort or solace [syn: comforting, consolatory, consoling]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Console Con*sole", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Consoled; p. pr. & vb. n. Consoling.] [L. consolari,. p. p. consolatus; con- + solari to console, comfort: cf. F. consoler. See Solace.] To cheer in distress or depression; to alleviate the grief and raise the spirits of; to relieve; to comfort; to soothe. And empty heads console with empty sound. --Pope. I am much consoled by the reflection that the religion of Christ has been attacked in vain by all the wits and philosophers, and its triumph has been complete. --P. Henry. Syn: To comfort; solace; soothe; cheer; sustain; encourage; support. See Comfort.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Consoling Con*sol"ing, a. Adapted to console or comfort; cheering; as, this is consoling news.




 


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