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  1. consolation

    • IPA[ˌkänsəˈlāSH(ə)n]

    美式

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

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    • 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 comfort to a person who has suffered the Church was the main consolation in a short and hard life
    • (in sports) a round or contest for tournament entrants who have been eliminated before the finals, often to determine third and fourth place.
    • n.
      a prize given to a competitor who narrowly fails to win or who finishes last: two hundred runners-up will get a consolation prize

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a prize given to a competitor who just fails to win or who has come last: two hundred runners-up will get a consolation prize I just turned 40 and received a trip to Aspen as a consolation prize

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˌkɒnsəˈleɪʃ(ə)n]

    英式

    • n.
      the comfort received by a person after a loss or disappointment: there was consolation in knowing that others were worse off

    Oxford Dictionary