Associations to the word «Comfortable»


COMFORTABLE, adjective. (obsolete) Comforting, providing comfort; consolatory. [14th-19thc.]
COMFORTABLE, adjective. Amply sufficient, satisfactory. [from 17thc.]
COMFORTABLE, adjective. Providing physical comfort and ease; agreeable. [from 18thc.]
COMFORTABLE, adjective. In a state of comfort and content. [from 18thc.]
COMFORTABLE, adjective. (obsolete) Strong; vigorous; valiant.
COMFORTABLE, adjective. (obsolete) Serviceable; helpful.
COMFORTABLE, noun. (US) A stuffed or quilted coverlet for a bed; a comforter.
COMFORTABLE IN ONE'S OWN SKIN, adjective. (idiomatic) Relaxed and confident in one's manner of presenting oneself and interacting with others; conveying the impression that one has a clear, satisfying understanding of one's own abilities and situation.
COMFORTABLE IN ONE'S SKIN, adjective. Alternative form of comfortable in one's own skin

Dictionary definition

COMFORTABLE, adjective. Providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief (`comfy' is informal); "comfortable clothes"; "comfortable suburban houses"; "made himself comfortable in an armchair"; "the antihistamine made her feel more comfortable"; "are you comfortable?"; "feeling comfy now?".
COMFORTABLE, adjective. Free from stress or conducive to mental ease; having or affording peace of mind; "was settled in a comfortable job, one for which he was well prepared"; "the comfortable thought that nothing could go wrong"; "was comfortable in his religious beliefs"; "she's a comfortable person to be with"; "she felt comfortable with her fiance's parents".
COMFORTABLE, adjective. More than adequate; "the home team had a comfortable lead".
COMFORTABLE, adjective. Sufficient to provide comfort; "a comfortable salary".
COMFORTABLE, adjective. In fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich; "they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards"; "easy living"; "a prosperous family"; "his family is well-situated financially"; "well-to-do members of the community".

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