›something that makes someone who is sad or disappointedfeelbetter: If it's (of) any consolation (to you), you're not the only one he was rude to.I didn't know what to say - I just offered a few words of consolation.
Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.
by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,