What does comforting mean?

Definitions for comforting

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. comforting, cheering, satisfying(adj)

    providing freedom from worry

  2. comforting, consolatory, consoling(adj)

    affording comfort or solace


  1. comforting(Adjective)

    Giving comfort.

How to pronounce comforting?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say comforting in sign language?

  1. comforting


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of comforting in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of comforting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of comforting in a Sentence

  1. Melissa McCreery:

    Food is a lovely, comforting thing.

  2. Cometan:

    Comforting those in need of it is the duty of human beings.

  3. Clark Mousakas:

    Viewing the child solely as an immature person is a way of escaping comforting him

  4. John Chigiti:

    It's very comforting because if we are developing guidelines, it means that we have recognized them.

  5. John Koenig:

    Of all the different ways we reassure ourselves, the least comforting is this: it's already too late.

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Translations for comforting

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  • consolador, reconfortanteSpanish
  • lohduttava, lohdullinenFinnish
  • rassurant, rassuranteFrench
  • geruststellende, troostende, geruststellend, troostendDutch

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