[kuh n-sol-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
- giving comfort; consoling.
Origin of consolatory
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Examples from the Web for consolatory
There was, however, the consolatory hope of seeing all the following year.The Roof of France
Is that consolatory view of the matter the outcome of philosophy, or of virtue?The Slave Of The Lamp
Henry Seton Merriman
And with this consolatory reflection he left me to dress for dinner.The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)
Charles James Lever
It was the finest and most consolatory he ever wrote me on that subject.The Autobiography of Madame Guyon
Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
That is the sort of remark which relatives sometimes regard as consolatory.Tristram of Blent
Word Origin and History for consolatory
early 15c., from Latin consolatorius, from consolator, agent noun from consolari (see console (v.)).
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