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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
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

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How to use soothing in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    These are my daily and ceaseless prayers and I think they ought to be yours too. God enrich me with sufficient Grace, uncommon wisdom and Great insight. So that I can motivate, inspire and impact the world and the posterity ahead of me. Also, that I may become an instrument of peace wherever there is conflict or misunderstanding. Moreover, where there is hatred God cause me to showcase love. Besides that, where there is pain may I become a soothing relief. Furthermore, God make me a solution or an answer to the problems or challenges of multitude of people right here and out there. Even whenever and wherever there is hopelessness let me profess hope. Above all, make me an agent of positive change wherever I may find myself hence forth. I guess, that is worth praying for and worth asking for, isn't it? -Emeasoba George

  4. Joanna Slade:

    David Deutchman was a very soothing presence to our children, david Deutchman would always be there to cuddle the child when the parents or family couldn't be there.

  5. 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.

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