comfort

All Noun Verb
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  • His mother has said that music was the only thing that would comfort him.
  • It instead provides more comfort for the regular forces in case of war.
  • Greater comfort and style were provided in this new model for the new generation.
  • She would sometimes comfort those in her care with this view.
  • Many people therefore lack the comfort of feeling "at home" when at home.
  • His legal career provided enough money for some comforts but required long hours and difficult work.
  • Robert comforts the child, saying everything should clear up in a few hours.
  • He comforted her and sent her home, saying he would come and make it right.
  • She held his head and comforted him as far as she could. Cited from The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2), by Anatole France
  • Thus provided for, he was able to spend the rest of his days in comfort.
  • I can't begin to tell you how much having you here has comforted me. Cited from Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • Black does not answer, but later comforts his daughter after another bad dream.
  • If they see us they will see we are passing on, and be comforted. Cited from In Search of the Okapi, by Ernest Glanville
  • I like to say jazz music is my musical equivalent of comfort food.
  • So love taught her what to say, and so she comforted him. Cited from Contrary Mary, by Temple Bailey
  • He would not give up his point, but he comforted me, and he was good. Cited from The Moving Finger, by Mary Gaunt
  • The process has required us all to reach out and take decisions outside our comfort zone.
  • Thus she offers him all the comforts of life and serves him in every possible way.
  • At almost any other time her husband would have noticed it and comforted her. Cited from Lore of Proserpine, by Maurice Hewlett
  • And from that time she was comforted though he had to leave her again at once. Cited from The Carbonels, by Charlotte M. Yonge
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Meaning of 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
  • noun A feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment
  • 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
  • noun Assistance, such as that provided to an enemy or to a known criminal
    it gave comfort to the enemy
  • verb Give moral or emotional strength to
  • verb Lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate
    ease the pain in your legs