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1. solace

noun. ['ˈsɑːləs, ˈsoʊlɪs'] the comfort you feel when consoled in times of disappointment.

Synonyms

  • silver lining
  • cold comfort
  • comfort
  • bright side
  • solacement

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • irritate
  • restrict
  • enforce

Etymology

  • solas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • solacium (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Solace

  • margolis
  • solis
  • colis

Example sentences of the word solace


1. Noun, singular or mass
Perhaps you try to offer solace, but your attempts are ineffective.

Quotes containing the word solace


1. Woman is a delicate creature with strong emotions who has been created by the Almighty God to shoulder responsibility for educating society and moving toward perfection. God created woman as symbol of His own beauty and to give solace to her partner and her family.
- Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S

2. A true opium of the people is a belief in nothingness after death - the huge solace of thinking that for our betrayals, greed, cowardice, murders we are not going to be judged.
- Czesław Miłosz

3. Why are those who are notoriously undisciplined and unmoral also most contemptuous of religion and morality? They are trying to solace their own unhappy lives by pulling the happy down to their own abysmal depths.
- Fulton J. Sheen, Seven Words of Jesus and Mary: Lessons from Cana and Calvary

2. solace

verb. ['ˈsɑːləs, ˈsoʊlɪs'] give moral or emotional strength to.

Synonyms

  • console
  • relieve
  • quiet
  • tranquillise
  • tranquillize
  • lull
  • allay
  • comfort
  • soothe
  • tranquilize
  • quieten
  • calm down
  • still
  • calm

Antonyms

  • louden
  • discomposure
  • loud
  • noisy

Etymology

  • solas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • solacium (Latin)

3. solace

noun. ['ˈsɑːləs, ˈsoʊlɪs'] the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction.

Synonyms

  • ministration
  • succour
  • relief
  • comfort
  • succor

Antonyms

  • difficult
  • difficulty
  • effortfulness
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • solas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • solacium (Latin)

4. solace

noun. ['ˈsɑːləs, ˈsoʊlɪs'] comfort in disappointment or misery.

Synonyms

  • solacement
  • comfortableness

Antonyms

  • regulate
  • blame
  • worry

Etymology

  • solas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • solacium (Latin)
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