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Synonyms for soothing
ˈsu ðɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. soothing(adj)

    affording physical relief

    "a soothing ointment for her sunburn"

    Synonyms:
    assuasive

    Antonyms:
    uncomfortable, unreassuring, worrisome

  2. assuasive, soothing(adj)

    freeing from fear and anxiety

    Synonyms:
    assuasive

    Antonyms:
    unreassuring, uncomfortable, worrisome

Editors Contribution

  1. paregoric

    assuaging pain

    her words are really paregoric.

    Submitted by anonymous on December 30, 2019  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. soothing(a)

    Synonyms:
    bland, emollient, demulcent, gratifying, quieting, sedative

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "soothing":

    appeasing, calming, reassuring, relaxant, relaxing, comforting

How to pronounce soothing?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say soothing in sign language?

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How to use soothing in a sentence?

  1. Lauren Brettschneider:

    Farming can be very soothing. You are growing something, creating, the class really inspires and motivates [ the veterans ].

  2. Lord Byron:

    How sweet and soothing is this hour of calm! I thank thee, night! for thou has chased away these horrid bodements which, amidst the throng, I could not dissipate; and with the blessing of thy benign and quiet influence now will I to my couch, although to rest is almost wronging such a night as this.

  3. William Wordsworth:

    What though the radiance which was once so bright Be not forever taken from my sight, Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower;Grief not, rather find, Strength in what remains behind, In the primal sympathy Which having been must ever be, In the soothing thoughts that spring Out of Human suffering, In the faith that looks through death In years that bring philophic mind.

  4. H. L. Mencken:

    God is the immemorial refuge of the incompetent, thehelpless, the miserable. They find not only sanctuary in His arms, but also a kind of superiority, soothing to their macerated egos; He will set them above their betters.

  5. Alan Gayle:

    Gradualism for rate increases is a soothing message for the market, september remains on the table, but the downward drift in the forecasts for next year means the increases will happen gradually, and that's a relief for investors.


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