That had to give them an enormous reservoir of moral strength and solace.
It is in the depiction of American Christianity that Farjoo can take most solace, and indeed should reverse his ban.
He had been her solace during years and more years of marriage to an alcoholic and abusive husband.
The ritual of killing my client would bring her no solace, she said, so what was the point?
Many people think of religion in personal terms, of the solace or insight or exaltation it can provide.
Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity; children love them; tender, contented, ordinary people love them.
And what do you propose to give him in exchange for the solace that you take away?
Mrs. Chump sighed heavily, crumpling the notes, that the crisp sweet sound might solace her for the hard condition.
But it brought no solace to the mind of the weak, hard-hearted, and guilty son.
These dreams are the solace of poverty; they keep back the tears in the eyes of the young and the hungry.
"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" (cf. Old English gesælig "happy;" see silly). Adjectival form solacious is attested 16c.-17c.
"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.