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silver lining

noun

: something good that can be found in a bad situation

Full Definition of SILVER LINING

:  a consoling or hopeful prospect

Examples of SILVER LINING

  1. If there's a silver lining to losing my job, it's that I'll now be able to go to school full-time and finish my degree earlier.

Origin of SILVER LINING

from the phrase every cloud has a silver lining
First Known Use: 1871

Rhymes with SILVER LINING

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