- n. 安慰；慰藉；安慰之物
- vt. 安慰；抚慰；使快乐（过去式solaced，过去分词solaced，现在分词solacing，第三人称单数solaces）
1. 近同义词：soothe, console, solace, comfort.
来自拉丁语 solacium,安慰，慰藉，使舒适，来自 solari,安慰，使欢乐，来自 PIE*sol,同情， 友善，词源同 silly,console.
- solace: see console
- solace (n.)
- "comfort in grief, consolation," late 13c., from Old French solaz "pleasure, entertainment, enjoyment; solace, comfort," from Latin solacium "a soothing, assuaging; comfort, consolation," from solatus, past participle of solari "to console, soothe," from PIE *sol-a-, suffixed form of root *sele- "of good mood; to favor" (cognates: Old English gesælig "happy;" see silly). Adjectival form solacious is attested 16c.-17c.
- solace (v.)
- "comfort, console in grief," late 13c.; also in Middle English "entertain, amuse, please," from Old French solacier "comfort, console" (often with a sexual connotation) and directly from Medieval Latin solatiare "give solace, console" (source also of Spanish solazar, Italian sollazzare), from Latin solacium (see solace (n.)). Related: Solaced; solacing.
- 1. I found solace in writing when my father died three years ago.
- 2. She finds solace of a kind in alcohol.
- 3. Henry was inclined to seek solace in drink.
- 4. She found the companionship of Marcia a solace.
- 5. He sought solace in the whisky bottle.
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