Consolatory vs Consoling - What's the difference?

consolatory | consoling |


As nouns the difference between consolatory and consoling

is that consolatory is that which consoles; a speech or writing intended for consolation while consoling is the act of consoling.

As an adjective consolatory

is which consoles.

As a verb consoling is

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consolatory

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Which consoles.
  • * Burke
  • 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.

    Noun

    (consolatories)
  • That which consoles; a speech or writing intended for consolation.
  • (Milton)
    (Webster 1913)

    consoling

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (consolings)
  • the act of consoling

  • consolings

    English

    Noun

    (head)