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solace

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of solace

  1. 1 a feeling of ease from grief or trouble the kind words brought a little solace to the grieving widow Synonyms of solace cheer, consolation, relief, comfortWords Related to solace encouragement, inspiration, uplift; assurance, reassurance; alleviation, assuagement, mitigation; contentment, gladness, happiness; commiseration, empathy, sympathy; aid, assistance, help, succorNear Antonyms of solace cold comfort; anguish, distress, heartache, heartbreak, torment, torture

  2. 2 the giving of hope and strength in times of grief, distress, or suffering the selfless solace of the sick by the workers at the hospice Synonyms of solace comforting, consoling, reassurance, consolation, solacingWords Related to solace commiseration, compassion, condolence, feeling, sympathy; counseling (or counselling); humanity, kindheartedness, kindliness, kindness, mercy, pity


solace

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of solace

  1. 1 to ease the grief or distress of counselors did their best to solace the bereaved children Synonyms of solace assure, cheer, console, reassure, comfort, sootheWords Related to solace commiserate, condole, empathize, sympathize; boost, buoy (up), elevate, lift, uplift; allay, alleviate, assuage, relieve; calm, quiet, relax, tranquilize (also tranquillize)Near Antonyms of solace demoralize, discourage, dishearten; fret, upset, worry; aggravate, intensify, worsen; annoy, irk, irritate; harass, pesterAntonyms of solace distress, torment, torture, trouble

  2. 2 to cause (someone) to pass the time agreeably occupied I solaced myself with a book while I waited for the bus Synonyms of solace disport, divert, entertain, regale, amuseWords Related to solace absorb, busy, distract, engage, engross, immerse, interest, involve, occupy; beguile, bewitch, captivate, charm, delight, enchant, enthrall (or enthral), fascinate; grip, hypnotize, intrigue, mesmerize; coddle, gratify, humor, indulge, mollycoddle, pamper, please, pleasure, spoil; appease, comfort, conciliate, console, content, mollify, oblige, pacify, placate, propitiate, sootheNear Antonyms of solace bore, jade; drain, enervate, exhaust, fatigue, tire, wear, wear out, weary; aggravate, annoy, bother, bug, chafe, disturb, exasperate, fret, gall, grate, harass, harry, irk, nettle, peeve, perturb, pester, pique, upset, vex



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