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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

It's the safety valve of middle life, and the solace of age.
Mary Roberts Rinehart

Art is solace; art is vision, and when I pick up a literary work, I am a consumer of literature for its own sake.
Wole Soyinka

If solace is any sort of succor to someone, that is sufficient. I believe in the faith of people, whatever faith they may have.
Studs Terkel
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Solace Translations

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