Consoling vs Console - What's the difference?
| Derived terms
Consoling is a derived term of console.
As verbs the difference between consoling and console
is that consoling
is while console
is to comfort (someone) in a time of grief, disappointment, etc.
As nouns the difference between consoling and console
is that consoling
is the act of consoling while console
is a cabinet designed to stand on the floor, especially one that houses home entertainment equipment, such as a tv or stereo system.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
the act of consoling
A cabinet designed to stand on the floor, especially one that houses home entertainment equipment, such as a TV or stereo system.
A cabinet that controls, instruments, and displays are mounted upon.
The keyboard and screen of a computer or other electronic device.
A storage tray or container mounted between the seats of an automobile.
(video games) A device dedicated to playing video games, set apart from
arcade cabinets by its ability to change games.
(architecture) An ornamental member jutting out of a wall to carry a superincumbent weight.
* console table
To comfort (someone) in a time of grief, disappointment, etc.
* P. Henry
* 1856 : (Gustave Flaubert), (Madame Bovary), Part III Chapter X, translated by Eleanor Marx-Aveling
- 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.
- "Do you remember, my friend, that I went to Tostes once when you had just lost your first deceased? I consoled you at that time. I thought of something to say then, but now—" Then, with a loud groan that shook his whole chest, "Ah! this is the end for me, do you see! I saw my wife go, then my son, and now to-day it's my daughter."
* comfort, solace