Con*sol"a*to*ry (?), a. [L. consolatorius.]

Of a consoling or comforting nature.

The punishment of tyrants is a noble and awful act of justice; and it has with truth been said to be consolatory to the human mind. Burke.

 

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Con*sol"a*to*ry, n.

That which consoles; a speech or writing intended for consolation.

[R.]

Milton.

 

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