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kon suh lay shuhn

  • n  the comfort you feel when consoled in times of disappointment
    second place was no consolation to him
  • n  the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction
    his presence was a consolation to her

  • For those who find consolation in visionary architecture, Los Angeles has always been a powerful antidepressant.
  • The only consolation for Mets players after their disappointing loss to the Cardinals was the feeling that they expected to return to the playoffs next season.
  • Stephen King (1947 -- ) hasn't won a major book award, but there's a small consolation.
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  • Nouri al-Maliki in The Associated Press
    Our consolation is that he left behind for us a shining legacy that will lead the way for us,al-Maliki said.
  • Daniel N DiNardo in FOXNews
    We are here with them to pray for those who are lost and for God's consolation in this time of grief and loss,DiNardo said. "The Vietnamese Catholic culture is very strong. A lot of those who have come here have been through a great deal...
  • Frans de Waal in USA Today
    This study removes doubt that consolation really does what the term suggests: provide relief to distressed parties after conflict. The evidence is compelling and makes it likely that consolation behavior is an expression of empathy,de Waal said.

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