Meaning of consolation
Pronunciation: (kon"su-lā'shun), [key]
- the act of consoling; comfort; solace.
- the state of being consoled.
- someone or something that consoles: His faith was a consolation during his troubles. Her daughters are a consolation to her.
- a game, match, or race for tournament entrants eliminated before the final round, as a basketball game between the losing semifinalists.
- consolation (Thesaurus)