comforting

All Adjective Verb Noun
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  • He drew her away, his arm around her, holding her closely, comforting her. Cited from The Odds, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Then they said all the comforting things they could think of. Cited from The Adventures of Grandfather Frog, by Thornton W. Burgess
  • If you wish to be really kind and comforting, talk to me of my wife. Cited from The Upas Tree, by Florence L. Barclay
  • She was there near him; his arms were about her and she was comforting him. Cited from Destiny, by Charles Neville Buck
  • He appears close to her son, comforting him over his loss.
  • Then she stretched out two comforting little arms and held her close. Cited from Troublesome Comforts, by Geraldine Glasgow
  • They talk her down and give her the letter, comforting her.
  • She finally became quite sure he would not lose sight of her, and this was comforting. Cited from The Old Flute-Player, by Edward Marshall and Charles T. Dazey
  • It was at least comforting to know that in time one would! Cited from Fanny Goes to War, by Pat Beauchamp
  • It's a comforting song for a man, whose partner has left him.
  • It was a comforting hand, the hand of a man who had not lost his head. Cited from Jill the Reckless, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • He gets out of bed and tries comforting her, but this also has no effect.
  • If only poor grandmother could hear those comforting words every day! Cited from Heidi, by Johanna Spyri
  • I never knew before how comforting a fire might be. Cited from The Way of a Man, by Emerson Hough
  • Next to our own true religion, that seems the most comforting. Cited from Set in Silver, by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  • Through the open window they could see the comforting stars like friendly eyes watching in the sky. Cited from The Empty House And Other Ghost Stories, by Algernon Blackwood
  • They take care of their young by walking in groups with them and comforting them with their legs.
  • The storm which arose when his friends heard of the change in his plans was most comforting. Cited from The Story of the Big Front Door, by Mary Finley Leonard
  • Care must in every case be taken to do only what the patient feels comforting. Cited from Papers on Health, by John Kirk
  • That is the moment to say a comforting word to the man or woman in trouble. Cited from Around The Tea-Table, by T. De Witt Talmage
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Root form of comforting is comfort for the verb.

Words starting with comforting

Synonyms of comforting

Meaning of comforting

  • verb Give moral or emotional strength to
  • verb Lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate
    ease the pain in your legs