• Definition for "cold comfort"
    • Exceedingly minimal empathy, sympathy, or reassurance: "I informed…
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cold comfort definition

  • noun:
    • Exceedingly minimal empathy, sympathy, or reassurance: "I informed him the many years would pass with remarkable celerity, but that seemed to be cold convenience” ( Nelson Bryant).
    • never as reassurance, consolation, aid, or pleasure than you need or desires.
    • very limited consolation or empathy
    • Acutely minimal empathy, sympathy, or encouragement: "I informed him your many years would pass with remarkable celerity, but that looked like cold convenience” ( Nelson Bryant).
    • notably less reassurance, consolation, aid, or enjoyment than you need or desires.
    • not a lot of consolation or empathy
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