consoling consoling  /kən ˈsoʊ lɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) affording comfort or solace

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Guest: College graduates face a dismal job market

    Recent grads may find a university degree less consoling and more burdensome during this period of job uncertainty.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. The Old Men of Summer

    “Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth” has not always been a consoling thought to patrons of Western New York’s summer concert scene. For a decade or so, music fans of my generation have enjoyed the bliss of seeing bands we’ve loved for years at outdoor shows on long summer evenings. And if the band doesn’t have all of its original members, well, go to the box office and ask for your money back ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Artvoice

Quotes

  1. But giving evidence, Ms Mills said: "I treated Sara like my daughter as she often complained that her mother was cold and distant to her." "I spent much of my time consoling her, especially when she said she was having problems with her...
    on Mar 30, 2010 By: Heather Mills Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "It's obviously a broken leg and quite serious," Harvey said. "We'll monitor it over the next 48 hours and get some reports from the hospital. His brothers went there after the game and were consoling him. He's come a long way and football...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Mark Harvey Source: Herald Sun

  3. "I know that Horford feels awful about it," Colangelo said. "He spent a couple of hours at the hospital with (TJ) last night and, true to TJ's form, he was probably doing more of the consoling. I think the kid (Horford) was pretty shaken up...
    on Dec 12, 2007 By: Bryan Colangelo Source: SI.com

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