Definition of Solace

1. Noun. The comfort you feel when consoled in times of disappointment. "Second place was no consolation to him"

Exact synonyms: Consolation, Solacement
Generic synonyms: Comfort
Specialized synonyms: Cold Comfort, Bright Side, Silver Lining
Derivative terms: Console



2. Verb. Give moral or emotional strength to. "The performance is likely to solace Sue"

3. Noun. Comfort in disappointment or misery.
Exact synonyms: Solacement
Generic synonyms: Comfort, Comfortableness

4. Noun. The act of consoling; giving relief in affliction. ; "His presence was a consolation to her"
Exact synonyms: Comfort, Consolation
Generic synonyms: Ministration, Relief, Succor, Succour
Derivative terms: Comfort, Console

Definition of Solace

1. n. Comfort in grief; alleviation of grief or anxiety; also, that which relieves in distress; that which cheers or consoles; relief.

2. v. t. To cheer in grief or under calamity; to comfort; to relieve in affliction, solitude, or discomfort; to console; -- applied to persons; as, to solace one with the hope of future reward.

3. v. i. To take comfort; to be cheered.

Definition of Solace

1. Noun. Comfort or consolation in a time of distress. ¹

2. Noun. A source of comfort or consolation. ¹

3. Verb. To give solace to; comfort; cheer; console. ¹

4. Verb. To allay or assuage. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Solace

1. to console [v -LACED, -LACING, -LACES] - See also: console

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Solace

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sokens
sokes
soko
sokol
sokols
sokosho
sokubiotoshi
sol-fa
sol gel transformation
sola
sola gratia
sola topee
sola topi
solace (current term)
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solacers
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solacious
solah
solahs
solamargine
solan
solan geese

Literary usage of Solace

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1. Crabb's English Synonyms by George Crabb (1917)
"Console and solace are derived from the same source, in French consoler, ... Console and solace denote the relieving of pain; comfort marks the ..."

2. The Odyssey of Homer by Homer, William Morris (1887)
"PENELOPE HATH A DREAM SENT FOR HER solace BY ATHENE. SO they came unto Lacedaemon in the hollow dales adown, To the house of Menelaus, ..."

3. Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln by Abraham Lincoln, Daniel Fish (1905)
"... solace, having been built in this country, for the Japanese government and at the instance of that government, it is deemed to comport with the public ..."

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