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  1. consolation

    • IPA[ˌkɒnsəˈleɪʃ(ə)n]

    英式

    • n.
      the comfort received by a person after a loss or disappointment;a person or thing providing consolation
    • noun: consolation, plural noun: consolations

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the comfort received by a person after a loss or disappointment there was consolation in knowing that others were worse off
    • a person or thing providing consolation the Church was the main consolation in a short and hard life
    • (in sport) a goal scored at a point when it is no longer possible for the scoring team to win two minutes from time Moore grabbed a consolation goal for the losers