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Definition of Solace

Solace

  1. Comfort in grief; alleviation of grief or anxiety; also, that which relieves in distress; that which cheers or consoles; relief.
  2. Rest; relaxation; ease.
  3. 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.
  4. To allay; to assuage; to soothe; as, to solace grief.
  5. To take comfort; to be cheered.

Solace Quotations

Is solace anywhere more comforting than that in the arms of a sister.
Alice Walker

As years passed away I have formed the habit of looking back upon that former self as upon another person, the remembrance of whose emotions has been a solace in adversity and added zest to the enjoyment of prosperity.
Simon Newcomb

Every now and then I read a poem that does touch something in me, but I never turn to poetry for solace or pleasure in the way that I throw myself into prose.
J. K. Rowling

I don't consider myself to be a major talent, so the only solace I can take is to hope I'm growing.
Paul Simon

Obviously it's much easier to say that you're going to follow your passions when you're financially secure, but at least we can take solace in the fact that we now have the time to pursue the things that we really want to pursue because now the option of doing things just for the money isn't necessarily there.
Natalie Portman
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Solace Translations

solace in Italian is consolare
solace in Latin is levatio, levamen
solace in Spanish is consolar