Con`so*la"tion (?), n. [L. consolatio: cf. F. consolation.]
The act of consoling; the state of being consoled; allevation of misery or distress of mind; refreshment of spirit; comfort; that which consoles or comforts the spirit.
Against such cruelties
With inward consolations recompensed.
Are the consolations of God small with thee?
Job xv. 11.
Syn. -- Comfort; solace; allevation. See Comfort.
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