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consolatory

[kuh n-sol-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /kənˈsɒl əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
adjective
1.
giving comfort; consoling.
Origin of consolatory
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Latin consōlātōrius, equivalent to consōlā(re) (see console1) + -tōrius -tory1
Related forms
consolatorily, adverb
consolatoriness, noun
unconsolatory, adjective
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Word Origin and History for consolatory
adj.

early 15c., from Latin consolatorius, from consolator, agent noun from consolari (see console (v.)).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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