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Synonyms for soothing
ˈsu ðɪŋsooth·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. soothingadjective

    affording physical relief

    "a soothing ointment for her sunburn"

    Synonyms:
    assuasive

    Antonyms:
    uncomfortable, unreassuring, worrisome

  2. assuasive, soothingadjective

    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. soothingadjective

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "soothing":

    appeasing, calming, reassuring, relaxant, relaxing, comforting

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How to use soothing in a sentence?

  1. Simone Pika:

    We do not know whether the observed behavior involves empathy, we know that it may qualify as prosocial behaviour, meaning it may increase the welfare of another animal -- feeling better via the social attention and caring, or via substances in the saliva-insect mix that may be soothing or anti-inflammatory. There are examples of chimpanzees adopting and rescuing other chimpanzees, which may involve empathy.

  2. Wendy Troxel:

    Those types of self-soothing strategies can be really helpful, and you do that until you're ready to return to bed.

  3. Fiona Cincotta:

    But it hasn’t unnerved markets because we’ve heard a lot of soothing words from the U.S. Federal Reserve that any rise in inflation is temporary.

  4. Charlie Stewart-Cox:

    I particularly enjoy a soothing walk on Lugard Road, Victoria Peak. Sections of the path are on the cliffside, meaning it offers the best views of the Hong Kong skyline.

  5. 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.


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