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solace

['sɔləs] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

    утешение; смягчение (боли, страдания и т. п.)

  2. гл.

    1. утешать; успокаивать

      1. подбадривать; отвлекать, развлекать

      2. облегчать (боль, страдание)

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solace

['sɒləs]

n

[F] утешение

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He laid much stress on the genius of the sufferer, as if this idea must be one of immense solace in the present crisis.
Он особенно серьезно настаивал на гениальности, точно от этого могла произойти в эту минуту какая-нибудь необыкновенная польза.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
If there was any word of comfort that would be a solace to her in her dying hour, and only I possessed it, I wouldn't part with it for Life itself.'
Если бы в ее предсмертный час только одно слово принесло бы ей утешение, а я знала бы это слово, я предпочла бы сама умереть, лишь бы его не произнести!
Dickens, Charles / David CopperfieldДиккенс, Чарльз / Жизнь Дэвида Копперфилда
Жизнь Дэвида Копперфилда
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1959
David Copperfield
Dickens, Charles
© CRW Publishing Limited 2004
With what unshriven sins, what secret vices have you fed him, in what shameful practices has he taken his solace during the unclean years?”
Какими непокаянными грехами, какими сокрытыми пороками вскормили вы его, какими грязными происками пригрелся он здесь в нечестивые времена?
Harris, Joanne / Holy FoolsХаррис, Джоан / Блаженные шуты
Блаженные шуты
Харрис, Джоан
© 2003 by Joanne Harris
© Издательство Ольги Морозовой, 2007
© О. Кириченко, перевод, 2007
Holy Fools
Harris, Joanne
© 2004 by Frogspawn, Ltd.
What did matter, now that it was too late, was that being who he was he should be above needing any kind of artificial solace or anesthesia—even to help a hangover as bad as this one—on this boarding day.
Значение имело лишь одно: кем бы он ни был до сегодняшнего дня - у него имелась отличная возможность прибегнуть к искусственной анестезии. Найти утешение в бутылке бренди, а заодно нейтрализовать тяжелейшее похмелье.
Dickson, Gordon / The OutposterДиксон, Гордон / Пограничник
Пограничник
Диксон, Гордон
The Outposter
Dickson, Gordon
© 1972 by Gordon R. Dickson
The constant patrol by local police gave some solace, but not enough.
Постоянный патруль местной полиции утешал, однако не слишком.
Asprin, Robert / Dragons WildАсприн, Роберт / Игры драконов
Игры драконов
Асприн, Роберт
© 2008 by Bill Fawсett & Associates
© Перевод. И. Самоцветов, 2009
© Школа перевода В. Баканова, 2009
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
Dragons Wild
Asprin, Robert
© 2008 by Bill Fawcett & Associates
You can't know what a grief it is to an old man tottering to the grave, to one whose only solace now is prayer and Bible-reading"
Вы не знаете, какое это горе для старого человека, который уже одной ногой стоит в могиле, у которого осталось одно утешение на свете: молитвы да библия...
Lewis, Sinclair / Elmer GantryЛьюис, Синклер / Элмер Гентри
Элмер Гентри
Льюис, Синклер
© Издательство "Правда", 1965
Elmer Gantry
Lewis, Sinclair
© 2002 by Literary Classics of the United States, Inc., New York, N.Y.
© 1927 by Harcourt, Inc.
© renewed 1955 by Michael Lewis
But for once Janey knew she'd find no solace in the music.
Впрочем, Джейни прекрасно понимала, что сегодня ей не найти утешения в музыке.
De Lint, Charles / The Little CountryДе Линт, Чарльз / Маленькая страна
Маленькая страна
Де Линт, Чарльз
The Little Country
De Lint, Charles
© 1991 by Charles de Lint
I began to feel more and more lonely, until my chief solace lay in solitary reflection and observation.
Я чувствовал себя все более и более одиноким, и главными моими удовольствиями были уединенные размышления и наблюдения.
Толстой, Л.Н. / ОтрочествоTolstoy, Leo / Boyhood
Boyhood
Tolstoy, Leo
© Arc Manor 2008
Отрочество
Толстой, Л.Н.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1960
"You're wrong.A warrior doesn't seek anything for his solace," he said in a tone that did not admit reproach.
— Ты не прав, воин не ищет ничего для своего утешения, — сказал он тоном, не допускающим возражения.
Castaneda, Carlos / The second ring of powerКастанеда, Карлос / Второе кольцо силы
Второе кольцо силы
Кастанеда, Карлос
© 1977 by Carlos Castaneda
© "София", 2008
© ООО Издательство "София", 2008
The second ring of power
Castaneda, Carlos
© 1977 by Carlos Castaneda
The New Yorker sat at a roof-garden table, ingesting solace through a straw.
Нью-иоркец сидел в саду на крыше и втягивал усладу через соломинку.
O.Henry / The Pride of the CitiesГенри, О. / Своеобразная гордость
Своеобразная гордость
Генри, О.
The Pride of the Cities
O.Henry
You too have principle and mind: your tastes and habits resemble Diana's and Mary's; your presence is always agreeable to me; in your conversation I have already for some time found a salutary solace.
У вас также есть ум и убеждения; ваши вкусы и привычки сродни привычкам и вкусам Дианы и Мери; ваше присутствие мне всегда приятно; в беседе с вами я с некоторых пор нахожу утешение и поддержку.
Bronte, Charlotte / Jane EyreБронте, Шарлотта / Джен Эйр
Джен Эйр
Бронте, Шарлотта
© Издательство «Правда», 1988 г.
Jane Eyre
Bronte, Charlotte
© 2009 by Wayne Josephson
I tried to take solace in Holiday, our dog.
Чтобы как-то отвлечься, я стала наблюдать за нашим псом по кличке Холидей.
Sebold, Alice / The Lovely BonesСиболд, Элис / Милые кости
Милые кости
Сиболд, Элис
© 2002 by Alice Sebold
© Е. Петрова, перевод с английского, 2010
© Издание на русском языке ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2010
The Lovely Bones
Sebold, Alice
© 2002 by Alice Sebold
Together they took solace in attending to Buckley.
Чтобы отвлечься, они вдвоем захлопотали вокруг Бакли.
Sebold, Alice / The Lovely BonesСиболд, Элис / Милые кости
Милые кости
Сиболд, Элис
© 2002 by Alice Sebold
© Е. Петрова, перевод с английского, 2010
© Издание на русском языке ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2010
The Lovely Bones
Sebold, Alice
© 2002 by Alice Sebold
It was sudden and unexpected solace.
Неожиданно, мгновенно наступило облегчение.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Behind what she saw and heard, behind her physical sensations, she was a child who had just lost a new friend; and nothing around her offered any solace for her grief.
Несмотря на всё то, что она видела и слышала, несмотря на физические ощущения, сейчас она была лишь маленькой девочкой, лишившейся нового друга; и ничего из того, что её окружало, не могло утешить её в этом великом горе.
Donaldson, Stephen R. / The One TreeДональдсон, Стивен Р. / Первое дерево
Первое дерево
Дональдсон, Стивен Р.
The One Tree
Donaldson, Stephen R.
© 1982 by Stephen R. Donaldson

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'sɔləsNounутешение; смягчениеExamples

Time brought no solace to her widowed heart. — Время не принесло утешения её обездоленному сердцу.

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solace

verb
Basic forms
Pastsolaced
Imperativesolace
Present Participle (Participle I)solacing
Past Participle (Participle II)solaced
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I solacewe solace
you solaceyou solace
he/she/it solacesthey solace
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am solacingwe are solacing
you are solacingyou are solacing
he/she/it is solacingthey are solacing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have solacedwe have solaced
you have solacedyou have solaced
he/she/it has solacedthey have solaced
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been solacingwe have been solacing
you have been solacingyou have been solacing
he/she/it has been solacingthey have been solacing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I solacedwe solaced
you solacedyou solaced
he/she/it solacedthey solaced
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was solacingwe were solacing
you were solacingyou were solacing
he/she/it was solacingthey were solacing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had solacedwe had solaced
you had solacedyou had solaced
he/she/it had solacedthey had solaced
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been solacingwe had been solacing
you had been solacingyou had been solacing
he/she/it had been solacingthey had been solacing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will solacewe shall/will solace
you will solaceyou will solace
he/she/it will solacethey will solace
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be solacingwe shall/will be solacing
you will be solacingyou will be solacing
he/she/it will be solacingthey will be solacing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have solacedwe shall/will have solaced
you will have solacedyou will have solaced
he/she/it will have solacedthey will have solaced
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been solacingwe shall/will have been solacing
you will have been solacingyou will have been solacing
he/she/it will have been solacingthey will have been solacing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would solacewe should/would solace
you would solaceyou would solace
he/she/it would solacethey would solace
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be solacingwe should/would be solacing
you would be solacingyou would be solacing
he/she/it would be solacingthey would be solacing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have solacedwe should/would have solaced
you would have solacedyou would have solaced
he/she/it would have solacedthey would have solaced
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been solacingwe should/would have been solacing
you would have been solacingyou would have been solacing
he/she/it would have been solacingthey would have been solacing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am solacedwe are solaced
you are solacedyou are solaced
he/she/it is solacedthey are solaced
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being solacedwe are being solaced
you are being solacedyou are being solaced
he/she/it is being solacedthey are being solaced
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been solacedwe have been solaced
you have been solacedyou have been solaced
he/she/it has been solacedthey have been solaced
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was solacedwe were solaced
you were solacedyou were solaced
he/she/it was solacedthey were solaced
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being solacedwe were being solaced
you were being solacedyou were being solaced
he/she/it was being solacedthey were being solaced
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been solacedwe had been solaced
you had been solacedyou had been solaced
he/she/it had been solacedthey had been solaced
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be solacedwe shall/will be solaced
you will be solacedyou will be solaced
he/she/it will be solacedthey will be solaced
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been solacedwe shall/will have been solaced
you will have been solacedyou will have been solaced
he/she/it will have been solacedthey will have been solaced

solace

noun
SingularPlural
Common casesolacesolaces
Possessive casesolace'ssolaces'