Solatium meaning

sō-lā'shē-əm
Compensation for injured feelings as distinct from financial loss or physical suffering.
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Compensation or damages, esp. for injury to the feelings.
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(law) A form of compensation for emotional rather than physical or financial harm.
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Origin of solatium

  • Late Latin sōlācium, sōlātium compensation, solace from Latin solace
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition