What does solace mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. consolation, solace, solacementnoun

    the comfort you feel when consoled in times of disappointment

    "second place was no consolation to him"

  2. solace, solacementnoun

    comfort in disappointment or misery

  3. consolation, comfort, solaceverb

    the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction

    "his presence was a consolation to her"

  4. comfort, soothe, console, solaceverb

    give moral or emotional strength to

Wiktionary

  1. solacenoun

    Comfort or consolation in a time of distress.

    Etymology: From solas, from solacium

  2. solacenoun

    A source of comfort or consolation.

    You cannot put a monetary value on emotional solace. It is priceless, and highly treasured by many.

    Etymology: From solas, from solacium

  3. solaceverb

    To give solace to; comfort; cheer; console.

    Etymology: From solas, from solacium

  4. solaceverb

    To allay or assuage.

    Etymology: From solas, from solacium

Webster Dictionary

  1. Solaceverb

    comfort in grief; alleviation of grief or anxiety; also, that which relieves in distress; that which cheers or consoles; relief

  2. Solaceverb

    rest; relaxation; ease

  3. Solacenoun

    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. Solacenoun

    to allay; to assuage; to soothe; as, to solace grief

  5. Solaceverb

    to take comfort; to be cheered

Freebase

  1. Solace

    Solace is a heavy metal band hailing from the Jersey Shore, United States. Formed in 1996 by the remaining members of Atlantic Records artist Godspeed, Solace is most well known in the stoner rock genre, but as guitarist and founding member Tommy Southard has said "We're not a stoner band, we're a rock 'n' roll band—a hard rock band, a metal band." This idea was reaffirmed by iTunes.com in 2010 when they voted the band's third studio album A.D. "2010 Metal Album of the Year". However, their live performances at Stoner Rock festivals such as America's Emissions from the Monolith and Europe's Roadburn Festival, have rooted them just as deeply in that genre.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Solace

    sol′ās, n. consolation, comfort in distress: relief: (obs.) pleasure, amusement.—v.t. to comfort in distress: to console: to allay.—n. Sol′acement, the act of solacing: the state of being solaced.—adj. Solā′cious (obs.), affording pleasure. [O. Fr. solas—L. solatiumsolāri, -ātus, to comfort in distress.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of solace in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of solace in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of solace in a Sentence

  1. Vincent Mina:

    We are so very sorry that Kekai has passed from this realm, he meant the world to us as a son, brother and friend, we find solace that he was found, and ask all those that extended their hearts and love to Kekai and to us, that you pause, and take a moment to love and hold those that are dear to you a moment longer than you would normally do.

  2. Marc Agnifilo:

    I hope that people find peace and solace in the verdict, that's my genuine feeling from the heart, having nothing to do with being anyone's lawyer.

  3. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo:

    This would be really painful news and would open up an entirely different chapter, because I can't tell you how many people I spoke to who took peace and solace in the fact that children were not getting infected, we thought children could be vehicles of transmission... but we didn't think children would suffer from it.

  4. Franz Josef Wagner saying he:

    One heart says France has suffered enough, so many dead from terrorism, the economy is in decline, 10 percent unemployment. France needs some solace.

  5. Francois de La Rochefoucauld:

    Old people like to give good advice, as solace for no longer being able to provide bad examples.

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