- consolation of philosophy, the,
- consolation prize,
- consolato del mare,
Origin of consolation
Examples from the Web for consolations
That everything is forgiven, and they can stay as they are and enjoy the consolations of forgiveness.Why Republicans Don't Get the Benefit of the Doubt on Race|Jamelle Bouie|March 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
West reserves the greatest disdain, however, for the consolations of religion.American Dreams, 1933: Miss Lonelyhearts by Nathanael West|Nathaniel Rich|April 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"Only this—that when their own devices fail, they're in a hurry for the consolations of religion," said Mr. Burton.Romance of California Life|John Habberton
Kind and loving and noble-minded people have sought to press upon me the consolations of their religion.Social Rights and Duties, Volume I (of 2)|Sir Leslie Stephen
A brief foretaste of heaven was showed forth in the consolations then poured into mine heart.
It is one of the consolations of middle-aged reformers that the good they inculcate must live after them if it is to live at all.
How else can we put ourselves in harmonious relation with the great verities and consolations of the infinite and the eternal?Liberalism and the Social Problem|Winston Spencer Churchill
c.1400, "act of consolation;" see consolation.
late 14c., "act of consoling," from Old French consolacion (11c., Modern French consolation) "solace, comfort; delight, pleasure," from Latin consolationem (nominative consolatio-) "consoling, comforting," noun of action from consolat-, past participle stem of consolari (see console (v.)). Consolation prize is recorded from 1886.