What does the word solace mean?

Usage examples for solace

  1. He has but one solace- he hopes to have better luck with me next time. – Cobb's Anatomy by Irvin S. Cobb
  2. In reading she found her greatest solace. – The Explorer by W. Somerset Maugham
  3. In later years, when he had gone to the other world, and the days grew long and lonely, this game of solitaire, so strangely acquired from the bearded Russian, became a solace. – The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson by Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez