What does comfortable mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. comfortable, comfyadjective

    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. comfortableadjective

    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. comfortableadjective

    more than adequate

    "the home team had a comfortable lead"

  4. comfortableadjective

    sufficient to provide comfort

    "a comfortable salary"

  5. comfortable, easy, prosperous, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-situated, well-to-doadjective

    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. comfortableadjective

    Comforting, providing comfort; consolatory.

  2. comfortableadjective

    Amply sufficient, satisfactory.

  3. comfortableadjective

    Providing comfort and ease; agreeable.

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

  4. comfortableadjective

    In a state of comfort and content.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Comfortableadjective

    strong; vigorous; valiant

    Etymology: [OF. confortable.]

  2. Comfortableadjective

    serviceable; helpful

    Etymology: [OF. confortable.]

  3. Comfortableadjective

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

    Etymology: [OF. confortable.]

  4. Comfortableadjective

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

    Etymology: [OF. confortable.]

  5. Comfortableadjective

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

    Etymology: [OF. confortable.]

  6. Comfortablenoun

    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

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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. Vijay Singh:

    I'm finally not hurting as much as I did the last five years, that's a big part of playing good golf. You're not hurting, you can go out and play and you're comfortable. Right now, nothing hurts. The golf swing feels good, and I'm happy to be playing.

  2. Didier Duret:

    Margins are now more comfortable in Europe than in the United States and the benefits of a higher dollar should continue to be a tailwind for European earnings.

  3. Ash Barty:

    I think today was probably my sharpest match that I played, i felt really comfortable moving around the court. I felt like I found the middle of the racquet a lot sooner than my other matches.

  4. John F. Kennedy:

    There are risks and costs to a program of action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction.

  5. Molly Stapelman:

    Obviously, she’s a living, breathing example that just because you have a limb difference doesn’t mean you have to be inhibited or ‘disabled,’ she wasn’t always comfortable with her limb difference, entered a modelling industry where you are assessed based on how you look, and then pushed herself out of her comfort zone, and is now sharing her experiences and inspiring others to get out of their comfort zone as well.

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