|Origin:||solas, from Latin solatio, from solari 'to comfort'|
a feeling of emotional comfort at a time of great sadness or disappointment
seek/find solace in something
After the death of her son, Val found solace in the church.
to bring a feeling of comfort and calmness to someone, when they are sad or disappointed:
Mary was a great solace to me after Arthur died.
—solace verb [transitive] literary