Solace meaning

sŏlĭs
An easing of grief, loneliness, discomfort, etc.
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Comfort in sorrow, misfortune, or distress; consolation.
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A source of comfort or consolation.
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To lessen or allay (grief, sorrow, etc.)
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To give solace to; comfort; console.
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Something that eases or relieves; comfort; consolation; relief.
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Comfort or consolation in a time of distress.

You cannot put a monetary value on emotional solace.

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A source of comfort or consolation.
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To give solace to; comfort; cheer; console.
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To comfort, cheer, or console, as in trouble or sorrow.
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To allay or assuage.
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(intransitive) To take comfort; to be cheered.

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The definition of solace is a decline in grief, or consolation.

When you go see a friend who is feeling sad and you offer comfort and listen to your friend talk about his problems, this is an example of giving solace.

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To allay or assuage.
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Origin of solace

  • Middle English solas from Old French from Latin sōlācium from sōlārī to console

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French solas, from Latin sōlācium (“consolation")

    From Wiktionary