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consolation meaning

EN[-eɪʃən]
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WConsolation
  • Consolation, consolement, and solace are terms referring to psychological comfort given to someone who has suffered severe, upsetting loss, such as the death of a loved one.
  • In the field of medicine, consolation has been broadly described as follows:
  • Before and after fundamental medicine offers diagnoses, drugs, and surgery to those who suffer, it should offer consolation. Consolation is a gift. Consolation comforts when loss occurs or is inevitable.
  • In some contexts, particularly in religious terminology, consolation is described as the opposite or counterpart to the experience of "desolation", or complete loss.
FR consolation
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consolation
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
    Related Links:
    1. fr consolation
    2. en consolations
    3. fr consolations
    4. en consolation goal
    5. en consolation prize
    Source: Wiktionary

    Meaning of consolation for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "consolation" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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