solatia

solatium

[soh-ley-shee-uhm]
noun, plural solatia [soh-ley-shee-uh] .
1.
something given in compensation for inconvenience, loss, injury, or the like; recompense.
2.
Law. damages awarded to a plaintiff as compensation for personal suffering or grief arising from an injury.

Origin:
1810–20; < Medieval Latin sōlātium, variant spelling of sōlācium, Latin: solace

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solatium (səʊˈleɪʃɪəm)
 
n , pl -tia
chiefly (US), (Scot) law compensation awarded to a party for injury to the feelings as distinct from physical suffering and pecuniary loss
 
[C19: from Latin: see solace]

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