solace

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French solas, from Latin sōlācium (consolation), root from Proto-Indo-European *sōlh₂- (mercy, comfort).

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Noun[edit]

solace (countable and uncountable, plural solaces)

  1. Comfort or consolation in a time of loneliness or distress.
    You cannot put a monetary value on emotional solace.
  2. A source of comfort or consolation.
    • Rambler
      The proper solaces of age are not music and compliments, but wisdom and devotion.

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Verb[edit]

solace (third-person singular simple present solaces, present participle solacing, simple past and past participle solaced)

  1. To give solace to; comfort; cheer; console.
  2. To allay or assuage.
  3. (intransitive) To take comfort; to be cheered.

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Verb[edit]

solace

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of solazarse.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of solazarse.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of solazarse.