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SILVER LINING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does silver lining mean? 

SILVER LINING (noun)
  The noun SILVER LINING has 1 sense:

1. a consoling aspect of a difficult situation

  Familiarity information: SILVER LINING used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SILVER LINING (noun)


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Meaning:

A consoling aspect of a difficult situation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

bright side; silver lining

Context examples:

every cloud has a silver lining / look on the bright side of it

Hypernyms ("silver lining" is a kind of...):

consolation; solace; solacement (the comfort you feel when consoled in times of disappointment)


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