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solace - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'solace' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Solace [ n.]
- 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.
- To allay; to assuage; to soothe; as, to solace grief.
2 . Solace [ v. i.]
- To take comfort; to be cheered.
3 . Solace [ v. t.]
- Comfort in grief; alleviation of grief or anxiety; also, that which relieves in distress; that which cheers or consoles; relief.
- Rest; relaxation; ease.

Meaning of 'solace' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . solace [ n]
Meaning (1):
- the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction
Example in sentence:
  • his presence was a consolation to her
Meaning (2):
- the comfort you feel when consoled in times of disappointment
Example in sentence:
  • second place was no consolation to him