Latin De Consolatione Philosophiae. a philosophical work (a.d. 523?) by Boethius.
noun 1. a prize, usually of minor value, given to the loser or runner-up in a contest, competition, etc., or to all losers who have performed well or met certain standards. noun 1. a prize given to console a loser of a game
[kon-suh-ley-shuh n] /ˌkɒn səˈleɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of ; comfort; solace. 2. the state of being . 3. someone or something that : His faith was a consolation during his troubles. Her daughters are a consolation to her. 4. Sports. a game, match, or race for tournament entrants eliminated before the final round, […]
[kawn-saw-lah-taw del mah-re] /kɔn sɔˈlɑ tɔ dɛl ˈmɑ rɛ/ noun 1. a code of maritime law compiled in the Middle Ages: it drew upon ancient law and has influenced modern law.
[kuh n-sol-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /kənˈsɒl əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ adjective 1. giving comfort; . adj. early 15c., from Latin consolatorius, from consolator, agent noun from consolari (see console (v.)).