- an easing of grief, loneliness, discomfort, etc.
- something that eases or relieves; comfort; consolation; relief
Origin of solaceMiddle English from Old French solaz from Classical Latin solacium from solari, to comfort from Indo-European base an unverified form sel-, favorable, in good spirits from source silly
transitive verb-·aced, -·ac·ing
- to give solace to; comfort; console
- to lessen or allay (grief, sorrow, etc.)