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SolaceSolace may convey less negative connotations than solitude.

Definition from Oxford Dictionaries):

comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness.

comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness.

This one explicitly states not being lonely, but implies being alone, whereas solitude implies being not lonely but explicitly states being alone.

Solace may convey less negative connotations than solitude.

Definition:

comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness.

This one explicitly states not being lonely, but implies being alone, whereas solitude implies being not lonely but explicitly states being alone.

Solace may convey less negative connotations than solitude.

Definition from Oxford Dictionaries):

comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness.

This one explicitly states not being lonely, but implies being alone, whereas solitude implies being not lonely but explicitly states being alone.

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Solace may convey less negative connotations than solitude.

Definition:

comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness.

This one explicitly states not being lonely, but implies being alone, whereas solitude implies being not lonely but explicitly states being alone.