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Synonyms for comforting

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. comforting, cheering, satisfyingadjective

    providing freedom from worry

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

    unreassuring, unsatisfactory, worrisome

  2. comforting, consolatory, consolingadjective

    affording comfort or solace

    satisfying, cheering, consoling, consolatory

    unsatisfactory, unreassuring, worrisome

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  1. List of paraphrases for "comforting":

    reassuring, heartening, refreshing, gratifying, soothing

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  1. Nancy Rifenbark:

    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.

  2. Lisa Damour:

    It will have the opposite effect of what we would want for kids, rather than the physical affection being comforting and reassuring, it becomes anxiety-provoking.

  3. Lisa Thaiday:

    I'm going to see him now, he needs comforting, we're a big family ... I just can't believe it. We just found out (about) those poor babies.

  4. Sherrod Brown:

    Donald Trump was comforting. Donald Trump did the right things and Melania did the right things. And it's Donald Trump job in part to comfort people. I'm glad Donald Trump did it in those hospital rooms.

  5. Kardashian West:

    Even though I'm not big on taking advice -- I don't believe there's only one-way-or-the-highway and we all have to adapt into our own routines -- it's so comforting to know that I have sisters whom I can ask about anything that may come up, just by observing them as moms, I've already learned so much.

Translations for comforting

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  • consolador, reconfortanteSpanish
  • lohduttava, lohdullinenFinnish
  • rassurant, rassuranteFrench
  • geruststellende, troostende, geruststellend, troostendDutch
  • rahatlatıcıTurkish

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    An antonym for "Prosperous"?
    • A. comfortable
    • B. achromatic
    • C. flourishing
    • D. palmy

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