Associations to the word «Comforting»

Wiktionary

COMFORT, noun. Contentment, ease.
COMFORT, noun. Something that offers comfort.
COMFORT, noun. A consolation; something relieving suffering or worry.
COMFORT, noun. A cause of relief or satisfaction.
COMFORT, verb. (transitive) To relieve the distress or suffering of; to provide comfort to.
COMFORT, verb. (transitive) To make comfortable.
COMFORT, verb. (obsolete) To make strong; to invigorate; to fortify; to corroborate.
COMFORT, verb. (obsolete) To assist or help; to aid.
COMFORT BREAK, noun. (euphemistic) A short break for people to go to the toilet
COMFORT BREAKS, noun. Plural of comfort break
COMFORT FIC, noun. Alternative form of comfortfic
COMFORT FOOD, noun. Simple, home-cooked-style food associated with one's formative years, often a staple of diners and other informal restaurants.
COMFORT FOOD, noun. Food consumed to feel comfort or alleviate stress rather than to receive nutrition.
COMFORT FOODS, noun. Plural of comfort food
COMFORT GIRL, noun. (idiomatic) (euphemistic) A sex slave; prostitute.
COMFORT GIRLS, noun. Plural of comfort girl
COMFORT ROOM, noun. (Philippines) restroom, lavatory, toilet
COMFORT ROOMS, noun. (Philippines) plural of comfort room
COMFORT STATION, noun. (euphemistic) (US) A public toilet or restroom
COMFORT WOMAN, noun. (idiomatic) (historical) (euphemistic) A woman forced, or supposedly recruited, into brothels by the Japanese occupation forces during World War II.
COMFORT WOMEN, noun. Plural of comfort woman
COMFORT ZONE, noun. The range of temperature, humidity and ventilation that a building's occupants feel to be comfortable.
COMFORT ZONE, noun. (idiomatic) (by extension) The range of circumstances in which a person feels relaxed or able to cope.
COMFORT ZONES, noun. Plural of comfort zone

Dictionary definition

COMFORT, noun. A state of being relaxed and feeling no pain; "he is a man who enjoys his comfort"; "she longed for the comfortableness of her armchair".
COMFORT, noun. A feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment.
COMFORT, noun. The act of consoling; giving relief in affliction; "his presence was a consolation to her".
COMFORT, noun. A freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state; "a life of luxury and ease"; "he had all the material comforts of this world".
COMFORT, noun. Satisfaction or physical well-being provided by a person or thing; "his friendship was a comfort"; "a padded chair was one of the room's few comforts".
COMFORT, noun. Bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together.
COMFORT, noun. Assistance, such as that provided to an enemy or to a known criminal; "it gave comfort to the enemy".
COMFORT, verb. Give moral or emotional strength to.
COMFORT, verb. Lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate; "ease the pain in your legs".

Wise words

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Alexander Pope