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Antonyms for comforting

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term comforting.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. comforting, cheering, satisfying(adj)

    providing freedom from worry

    unreassuring, unsatisfactory, worrisome

    consoling, cheering, hearty, square, solid, consolatory, satisfying, substantial

  2. comforting, consolatory, consoling(adj)

    affording comfort or solace

    unsatisfactory, unreassuring, worrisome

    satisfying, cheering, consoling, consolatory

How to use comforting in a sentence?

  1. Olive Schreiner:

    My feeling is that there is nothing in life but refraining from hurting others, and comforting those who are sad.

  2. Chief Executive Officer Rich Kruger:

    We have got a lot of technical work to do to get the next tranche of opportunities ready, that's kind of comforting to me; it gives me some time to see what happens in all this crazy market.

  3. Nancy Rifenbark:

    It's definitely not like the system in the US, it would be more comforting if there were officials from Canada and the US working on (the case) but I understand it's out of their jurisdiction.

  4. Sterling Smith:

    I would like to see more promoting of African-Americans and other minorities in the technology space, it's always more comforting to see other people at the table.

  5. Chuck Schumer:

    As someone who lives in New York who has experienced the horrors of terrorism close up and personal, the idea of having someone on the Supreme Court who understands those issues, as well as their horrible human effect, is very comforting.

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