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"
a feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment
consolation, comfort, solace(noun)
the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction
"his presence was a consolation to her"
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"
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"
quilt, comforter, comfort, puff(noun)
bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
whiff, hassock, drag, comforter, powderpuff, teething ring, consolation, ease, allayer, sympathiser, baby's dummy, quilt, pacifier, pull, blow, solace, puff, pouffe, comfortableness, sympathizer, ottoman, puff of air, reliever
assistance, such as that provided to an enemy or to a known criminal
"it gave comfort to the enemy"
comfort, soothe, console, solace(verb)
give moral or emotional strength to
lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate
"ease the pain in your legs"
: To provide comfort to or relieve suffering.
Rob comforted Aaron because he was lost and very sad.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To cherish is both to hold dear and to treat as dear. Mere unexpressed esteem would not be cherishing. In the marriage vow, "to love, honor, and cherish," the word cherish implies all that each can do by love and tenderness for the welfare and happiness of the other, as by support, protection, care in sickness, comfort in sorrow, sympathy, and help of every kind. To nurse is to tend the helpless or feeble, as infants, or the sick or wounded. To nourish is strictly to sustain and build up by food; to nurture includes careful mental and spiritual training, with something of love and tenderness; to foster is simply to maintain and care for, to bring up; a foster-child will be nourished, but may not be as tenderly nurtured or as lovingly cherished as if one's own. In the figurative sense, the opinion one cherishes he holds, not with mere cold conviction, but with loving devotion.
See synonyms for ABANDON; CHASTEN.
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How to use comfort in a sentence?
Seest thou good days? Prepare for evil times. No summer but hath its winter. He never reaped comfort in adversity that sowed not in prosperity.
He who would pass his declining years with honor and comfort, should, when young, consider that he may one day become old, and remember when he is old, that he has once been young.
The last thing Americans should have to do, over the holidays or any day, is comfort the families of people killed by gun violence -- people who woke up in the morning and bid their loved ones goodbye with no idea it would for the last time, and yet, two days after Thanksgiving, that's what we are forced to do again.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
When it comes to the comfort women sex slave system, it is pretty much unique to Japan. I think Nazi Germany had some of it to a smaller degree. But in the Japanese case it was large scale, and state-sponsored, essentially.
Translations for comfort
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- سلى, عزى, واسى, راحةArabic
- утеха, разтуха, успокоявам, удобство, облекчение, утешавамBulgarian
- behagelighed, trøst, komfort, bekvemmelighedDanish
- trösten, Bequemlichkeit, ermutigen, Tröstung, Trost, Komfort, BehaglichkeitGerman
- consuelo, comodidad, confortarSpanish
- helpotus, tehdä, lohdutus, mukava, lohduttaa, lohtu, mukavuusFinnish
- consoler, confortFrench
- treastgjeWestern Frisian
- compord, sólásIrish
- vigasz, vigasztalás, kényelem, enyhületHungarian
- մխիթարել, սփոփելArmenian
- 慰める, 慰め, 快適さJapanese
- alloquor, consolatione;Latin
- oranga ngākau, āhurutangaMāori
- സമാധാനം, സുഖംMalayalam
- troost, comfort, gemak, troostenDutch
- komfort, pociecha, wygodaPolish
- conforto, consoloPortuguese
- consolare, confortRomanian
- успокаивать, комфорт, утешить, утешение, успокоить, уют, удобство, утешатьRussian
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