Comfort in grief; alleviation of grief or anxiety; also, that which relieves in distress; that which cheers or consoles; relief.
To cheer in grief or under calamity; to comfort; to relieve in affliction, solitude, or discomfort; to console; -- applied to persons; as, to solace one with the hope of future reward.
To allay; to assuage; to soothe; as, to solace grief.
To take comfort; to be cheered.
the comfort you feel when consoled in times of disappointment; "second place was no consolation to him"
comfort in disappointment or misery
the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction; "his presence was a consolation to her"
a source of comfort