Solace (noun, verb)
noun Also called sol·ace·ment.
1. comfort in sorrow, misfortune, or trouble; alleviation of distress or discomfort.
2. something that gives comfort, consolation, or relief: The minister's visit was the dying man's only solace.
verb (used with object)
3. to comfort, console, or cheer (a person, oneself, the heart, etc.).
4. to alleviate or relieve (sorrow, distress, etc.).
OTHER WORDS FROM SOLACE
WORDS RELATED TO SOLACE
pity, condolence, consolation, assuagement, relief, alleviation, mitigate, console, comfort, upraise, soften, soothe, cheer, alleviate, allay, buck up, condole with
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Origin: 1250–1300; Middle English solas < Old French < Latin solacium, equivalent to sol ( ari ) to comfort + -ac- adj. suffix + -ium -ium
HOW TO USE SOLACE IN A SENTENCE
As 2020 continues to be unrelenting, I try my best to find the rare crumb of solace where I can.
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Perhaps more than therapy, writing also offered a kind of solace.
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Understanding that we’re one form of a molecular configuration among a sea of molecules that’s reforming and disambiguating, and reforming constantly, gives solace when I consider death.
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We are incredibly grateful that our plants offer that little bit of solace and joy via nature into the home.
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