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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


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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