Comfort received by a person after a loss or disappointment
there was consolation in knowing that others were worse off
A person or thing providing such comfort
the church was the main consolation in a short and hard life
A round or contest for tournament entrants who have been eliminated before the finals, often to determine third and fourth place
the comfort you feel when consoled in times of disappointment; "second place was no consolation to him"
the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction; "his presence was a consolation to her"
(consolatory) comforting: affording comfort or solace
* A Consolation is something of value, when one fails to get something of higher value they were seeking, such as a consolation prize.
Seneca's Consolations refers to Seneca’s three Consolatory works, De Consolatione ad Marciam, De Consolatione ad Polybium, De Consolatione ad Helviam, written around 40-45 AD.
The act of consoling; The prize or benefit for the loser
(Consolatory) alleviated of grief or disappointment
(consoled) comforted; alleviated the grief
A payout, typically in a Pick Six, where players without a full winning ticket still receive money. For example, a player that hits 5-of-6 races in the Pick 6 will typically collect a small consolation payout. Consolations are generally much smaller than the full payout.
the knowledge that a better man is more unfortunate than yourself.
Relief by comfort for those who are suffering, grieving or disappointed.