solace solace  /ˈsɑ ləs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the comfort you feel when consoled in times of disappointment
  2. (v) give moral or emotional strength to
  3. (n) comfort in disappointment or misery
  4. (n) the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Martin portrays Harry as a reluctant adulterer, consumed with Presbyterian guilt, who sought from other women the kind of feminine solace Clare could not or would not give.
  2. He sucks his fingers for comfort, but, finding no solace, his mouth crumples, his body stiffens, and he lets rip an almighty shriek of distress.
  3. It has also become a multicolored pest, appealing mainly to snapshooting tourists and aging lonelyhearts who get solace of a sort from feeding the flocks.

News

  1. Tampa jewelry store sells limited-edition Games of Thrones watch

    TAMPA — Fans of Games of Thrones still distraught over the massacre of the show's heroes may take solace in this: Swiss watch maker Ulysse Nardin has created a limited-edition watch inspired by the HBO series and books. But they better have the coin do it. The Night's Watch costs $10,500.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Tampa Bay Times

  2. Afghan children arrive in Charlotte for donated medical care

    Nearly 20 children arrived in Charlotte from Afghanistan Wednesday morning. They will spend the next six weeks here, living with local families. During that time, the children will get critical medical care donated by local doctors and hospitals. Sandy Tabor-Gray brings several children to our area each year through the group Solace for the Children Lake Norman. She said, "We try to choose our ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WSOC-TV Charlotte

  3. Rexall sign retired to museum

    Friday was a sad day for many in the community as the Rexall sign that has been a fixture on S. Main St. came down. Some took solace the sign was headed to the Mendocino County Museum for safe keeping.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Willits News

Quotes

  1. Mr Rudd said "no words can provide solace for grief so personal. But simply know this. You who suffer are not alone. This great Australian family here assembled and across the nation today is with you."
    on Feb 21, 2009 By: Kevin Rudd Source: Radio New Zealand

  2. "I love the idea of it. It applied to where Bond was at the end of the last movie," Craig said. "The one thing he didn't have with the relationship was that quantum of solace."
    on Aug 24, 2008 By: Daniel Craig Source: International Herald Tribune

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