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consolatory

[ kuhn-sol-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ kənˈsɒl əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
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adjective
giving comfort; consoling.
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Origin of consolatory

1400–50; late Middle English <Latin consōlātōrius, equivalent to consōlā(re) (see console1) + -tōrius-tory1

OTHER WORDS FROM consolatory

con·sol·a·to·ri·ly, adverbcon·sol·a·to·ri·ness, nounun·con·sol·a·to·ry, adjective
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