(Con*sol"a*ble) a. [L. consolabilis: cf. F. consolable.] Capable of receiving consolation.
(Con"so*late) v. t. [L. consolatus, p. p. See Console, v. t.] To console; to comfort. [Obs.]
(Con`so*la"tion) n. [L. consolatio: cf. F. consolation.] The act of consoling; the state of
being consoled; allevation of misery or distress of mind; refreshment of spirit; comfort; that which consoles
or comforts the spirit.
Against such cruelties
With inward consolations recompensed.
Are the consolations of God small with thee?
Job xv. 11.
Syn. Comfort; solace; allevation. See Comfort.
Consolato del mare
(||Con`so*la"to del ma"re) [It., the consulate of the sea.] A collection of maritime
laws of disputed origin, supposed to have been first published at Barcelona early in the 14th century. It
has formed the basis of most of the subsequent collections of maritime laws. Kent. Bouvier.
(Con"so*la`tor) n. [L.] One who consoles or comforts. Johnson.
(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.
(Con*sol"a*to*ry), n. That which consoles; a speech or writing intended for consolation.
(Con*sole") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Consoled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Consoling.] [L. consolari,. p. p.
consolatus; con- + solari to console, comfort: cf. F. consoler. See Solace.] To cheer in distress or
depression; to alleviate the grief and raise the spirits of; to relieve; to comfort; to soothe.
And empty heads console with empty sound.
I am much consoled by the reflection that the religion of Christ has been attacked in vain by all the wits
and philosophers, and its triumph has been complete.
Syn. To comfort; solace; soothe; cheer; sustain; encourage; support. See Comfort.
Console table, a table whose top is supported by two or more consoles instead of legs.
(Con"sole) n. [F.] (Arch.) (a) A bracket whose projection is not more than half its height. (b)
Any small bracket; also, a console table.
(Con*sol"er) n. One who gives consolation.
(Con*sol"i*dant) a. [L. consolidans, p. pr. of consolidare: cf. F. consolidant.] Serving to
unite or consolidate; having the quality of consolidating or making firm.
(Con*sol"i*date) a. [L. consolidatus, p. pr. of consolidare to make firm; con- + solidare
to make firm; solidus solid. See Solid, and cf. Consound.] Formed into a solid mass; made firm; consolidated.
A gentleman [should learn to ride] while he is tender and the brawns and sinews of his thighs not fully