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  Definition of comfort
  1. the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction; "his presence was a consolation to her"
  2. a feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment
  3. 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"
  4. 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"
  5. lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate; "ease the pain in your legs"
  6. give moral or emotional strength to
Similar Words: consolation, solace, comfortableness, ease, soothe, console

 

Hyponyms: consolation, solace, solacement, relief, alleviation, assuagement, ease, coziness, cosiness, snugness, convenience, lap of luxury, calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still, allay, relieve

 

Attributes: comfortable, comfy, uncomfortable

 

Derivational Morphology: soothe, console, solace, ease, easing, easement, alleviation, relief, comfortableness, comforter, pacifier, baby's dummy, teething ring, quilt, puff, consolation, solacement, reliever, allayer, sympathizer, sympathiser

 

 
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