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English noun: solace

1. solace (feeling) the comfort you feel when consoled in times of disappointment


SamplesSecond place was no consolation to him.


Synonymsconsolation, solacement


Broader (hypernym)comfort


Narrower (hyponym)bright side, cold comfort, silver lining

2. solace (state) comfort in disappointment or misery


Synonymssolacement


Broader (hypernym)comfort, comfortableness

3. solace (act) the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction


SamplesHis presence was a consolation to her.


Synonymscomfort, consolation


Broader (hypernym)ministration, relief, succor, succour


English verb: solace

1. solace (emotion) give moral or emotional strength to


ExamplesThe good news will solace her


Synonymscomfort, console, soothe


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Narrower (hyponym)allay, calm, calm down, ease, lull, quiet, quieten, relieve, still, still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize









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