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consolatory Explained

consolatory at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj formal intended to make someone feel better//

consolatory at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective
(formal) intended to make sb who is unhappy or disappointed feel better

Consolatory at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Consolatory \Con*sol"a*to*ry\, a. [L. consolatorius.]
Of a consoling or comforting nature.

The punishment of tyrants is a noble and awful act of
justice; and it has with truth been said to be
consolatory to the human mind. --Burke.

Consolatory \Con*sol"a*to*ry\, n.
That which consoles; a speech or writing intended for
consolation. [R.] --Milton.

consolatory at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

consolatory
adj : affording comfort or solace [syn: {comforting}, {consoling}]

consolatory at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˈkɒn.sɒl.æt.ri/|/kən.sɒl.ət.ri/; Inter: X-SAMPA » /"kQn.sQl.{t.ri:/|/"k@n.sQl.@t.ri:/

Adjective

Inter: en-ad » j
  • Which consoles.

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » which consoles
    • Bulgarian: утешителен


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Noun

    Inter: en-noun » consolatories
  • That which consoles; a speech or writing intended for consolation.
    1. : Inter: rfquotek » Milton


    Inter: Webster 191 » 3
    Translation: et » consolatory
    Translation: fr » consolatory
    Translation: ta » consolatory
    Translation: vi » consolatory
    Translation: zh » consolatory