What does comfortable mean?

Definitions for comfortable
ˈkʌmf tə bəl, ˈkʌm fər tə bəlcom·fort·able

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

    Etymology: [OF. confortable.]

  2. Comfortable(adj)

    serviceable; helpful

    Etymology: [OF. confortable.]

  3. Comfortable(adj)

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

    Etymology: [OF. confortable.]

  4. Comfortable(adj)

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

    Etymology: [OF. confortable.]

  5. Comfortable(adj)

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

    Etymology: [OF. confortable.]

  6. Comfortable(noun)

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

    Etymology: [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

How to pronounce comfortable?

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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say comfortable in sign language?

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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

Examples of comfortable in a Sentence

  1. Sean Moulton:

    The State Department deals with a lot of classified information, so you can see why they pour over records before they release them, and that can take time. At the same time, there are other agencies that face similar challenges, they're comfortable with the fact that they are under performing on FOIA. They see all these excuses as sufficient.

  2. Alec Sulkin:

    If you look at a show from 2005 or 2006 and put it side by side with a show from 2018 or 2019, they're going to have a few differences, some of the things Alec Sulkin and Rich Appel felt comfortable saying and joking about back then, Alec Sulkin and Rich Appel now understand is not acceptable.

  3. Liz Glenn:

    He kind of went around the bar, and he started showing that knife and I wasnt comfortable. Neither were my guests or employees.

  4. Michael Yu:

    I sometimes ask myself, 'why did I return to China?' I had a very comfortable life in the U.S. and my family's still there, but for lots of Chinese men, there's always something in the heart ... a desire to go back and do something. Biotech has only just started in China so you can have significant impact for a whole industry, for a country.

  5. Thomas Russo:

    I'm comfortable with how Berkshire is moving up the next generation.

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