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
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"
A consolation; something relieving suffering or worry.
We still have the spare tire? That's a comfort at least.
A cause of relief or satisfaction.
The outcome of the peace negotiations in Moscow in 1940 was a heavy blow to the young nation, but in the same time a great comfort: at least the independency was preserved.
: To provide comfort to or relieve suffering.
Rob comforted Aaron because he was lost and very sad.
To make the physical circumstances comfortable.
Origin: From conforter, from confortare, present active infinitive of conforto, itself from con- + fortis.
to make strong; to invigorate; to fortify; to corroborate
to assist or help; to aid
to impart strength and hope to; to encourage; to relieve; to console; to cheer
assistance; relief; support
encouragement; solace; consolation in trouble; also, that which affords consolation
a state of quiet enjoyment; freedom from pain, want, or anxiety; also, whatever contributes to such a condition
a wadded bedquilt; a comfortable
unlawful support, countenance, or encouragement; as, to give aid and comfort to the enemy
Comfort is a census-designated place in Kendall County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,363 at the 2010 census. It is part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kum′furt, v.t. to relieve from pain or distress: to soothe: to cheer, revive.—n. relief: encouragement: ease: quiet enjoyment: freedom from annoyance: whatever gives ease, enjoyment, &c.: a subject of satisfaction.—adj. Com′fortable, imparting or enjoying comfort.—adv. Com′fortably.—n. Com′forter, one who administers comfort: (B.) the Holy Spirit: a long, narrow woollen tippet.—adj. Com′fortless, without comfort.—n. Com′fortlessness.—Job's comforter, one who, while pretending to comfort, only aggravates the distress. [O. Fr. conforter—L. con, and fortis, strong.]
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'comfort' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3606
Rank popularity for the word 'comfort' in Nouns Frequency: #1440
Rank popularity for the word 'comfort' in Verbs Frequency: #1084
The numerical value of comfort in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of comfort in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is called 'comfort zone' because we wanted to use this notion of comfort to...almost do an anatomy of taste.
If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth - only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.
When I first got her, I didn't know if this dog was going to live more than a couple of weeks, i kind of recalibrated my expectations that this dog could possibly be dying and it's my job to comfort it in its last days.
Comfort ye, my people speak ye peace, thus saith our God. Comfort those who sit in darkness, mourning 'neath their sorrow's load. For the glory of the Lord now o'er earth is shed abroad and all flesh shall see the token that His word is never broken.
You see this person who is almost but not quite grown-up physically, saying at one moment, 'Leave me alone. I've got this figured out. Let me do it my way,' or 'Don't ask me questions,' and so on, and on the other hand, they (are) crushed in tears, and looking to you for comfort just like a child. They might cry like the children they used to be, but being able to actually comfort them is nowhere near as easy.
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Translations for comfort
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- سلى, عزى, واسىArabic
- 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
- 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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