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con·sole 1

 (kən-sōl′)
tr.v. con·soled, con·sol·ing, con·soles
To allay the sorrow or grief of (someone). See Synonyms at comfort.

[French consoler, from Old French, from Latin cōnsōlārī : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + sōlārī, to comfort.]

con·sol′a·ble adj.
con·so′la·to′ry (-sō′lə-tôr′ē, -sŏl′ə-) adj.
con·sol′er n.
con·sol′ing·ly adv.

con·sole 2

 (kŏn′sōl′)
n.
1.
a. A central control panel for a mechanical, electrical, or electronic system.
b. Computers The keyboard and monitor, considered as a unit by which a user provides input and receives output from a central processing unit.
c. An instrument panel.
d. A computer system designed to play a specific format of video game using special controllers and a separate display, such as a television.
2. Music The desklike part of an organ that contains the keyboard, stops, and pedals.
3. A small storage compartment mounted between bucket seats in an automobile.
4. A small, freestanding cabinet, especially one housing a television or stereo equipment.
5. An often scroll-shaped bracket used for decoration or for supporting a projecting member, such as a cornice or shelf.
6. A console table.

[French, perhaps short for consolider, to strengthen, from Latin cōnsolidāre; see consolidate.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.consolingly - in a comforting or consoling manner; "one part of a strange world should be given a comfortingly familiar form"
Translations

consolingly

[kənˈsəʊlɪŋlɪ] adv (smile, speak) → in modo confortante
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I've seen many girls do it so," said Amy consolingly.
when she told me consolingly that she could not thole pirate stories.
But you would be alive," suggested the Pumpkinhead, consolingly.
Even the greatest of schemers have their wild moments," he remarked consolingly.
Never mind, we're going to have a real obituary about him in Our Magazine," whispered Cecily consolingly.
Then his kind hand touched her; his friendly voice fell consolingly on her ear.