It was some consolation that they were treated like children, too.
In 2002, a surprising Turkey side defeated hosts South Korea in the consolation game.
Go to the glory and eternity of history, and no consolation to the enemies of Iraq.
late 14c., "act of consoling," from Old French consolacion (11c., Modern French consolation) "solace, comfort; delight, pleasure," from Latin consolationem (nominative consolatio-) "consoling, comforting," noun of action from consolat-, past participle stem of consolari (see console (v.)). Consolation prize is recorded from 1886.