What does comfortable mean?

Definitions for comfortableˈkʌmf tə bəl, ˈkʌm fər tə bəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word comfortable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. comfortable, comfy(adj)

    providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief (`comfy' is informal)

    "comfortable clothes"; "comfortable suburban houses"; "made himself comfortable in an armchair"; "the antihistamine made her feel more comfortable"; "are you comfortable?"; "feeling comfy now?"

  2. comfortable(adj)

    free from stress or conducive to mental ease; having or affording peace of mind

    "was settled in a comfortable job, one for which he was well prepared"; "the comfortable thought that nothing could go wrong"; "was comfortable in his religious beliefs"; "she's a comfortable person to be with"; "she felt comfortable with her fiance's parents"

  3. comfortable(adj)

    more than adequate

    "the home team had a comfortable lead"

  4. comfortable(adj)

    sufficient to provide comfort

    "a comfortable salary"

  5. comfortable, easy, prosperous, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-situated, well-to-do(adj)

    in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich

    "they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards"; "easy living"; "a prosperous family"; "his family is well-situated financially"; "well-to-do members of the community"

Wiktionary

  1. comfortable(Adjective)

    Comforting, providing comfort; consolatory.

  2. comfortable(Adjective)

    Amply sufficient, satisfactory.

  3. comfortable(Adjective)

    Providing comfort and ease; agreeable.

    This is the most comfortable bed I've ever slept in.

  4. comfortable(Adjective)

    In a state of comfort and content.

    I'll be quite comfortable here, what a great guestroom!

Webster Dictionary

  1. Comfortable(adj)

    strong; vigorous; valiant

  2. Comfortable(adj)

    serviceable; helpful

  3. Comfortable(adj)

    affording or imparting comfort or consolation; able to comfort; cheering; as, a comfortable hope

  4. Comfortable(adj)

    in a condition of comfort; having comforts; not suffering or anxious; hence, contented; cheerful; as, to lead a comfortable life

  5. Comfortable(adj)

    free, or comparatively free, from pain or distress; -- used of a sick person

  6. Comfortable(noun)

    a stuffed or quilted coverlet for a bed; a comforter; a comfort

  7. Origin: [OF. confortable.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'comfortable' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2637

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'comfortable' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2404

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'comfortable' in Adjectives Frequency: #340

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of comfortable in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of comfortable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Clay Aiken, Teen People:

    People feel comfortable around someone who is comfortable with himself.

  2. Clifton Fadiman:

    When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.

  3. Phillip C. McGraw:

    At the end of the day, whether or not those people are comfortable with how you're living your life doesn't matter. What matters is whether you're comfortable with it.

  4. Keith Davis:

    I'm comfortable that ... he's a known quantity in the investment community, i'm not comfortable with the fact that we don't have more information on why the change was made.

  5. Keith Davis:

    I’m comfortable that ... he’s a known quantity in the investment community, i’m not comfortable with the fact that we don’t have more information on why the change was made.

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