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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Consolatory  \Con*sol"a*to*ry\,  n. 
  That  which  consoles;  a  speech  or  writing  intended  for 
  consolation.  [R.]  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  consolatory 
  adj  :  affording  comfort  or  solace  [syn:  {comforting},  {consoling}] 




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