What does comforting mean?

Definitions for comforting
com·fort·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. comforting, cheering, satisfyingadjective

    providing freedom from worry

  2. comforting, consolatory, consolingadjective

    affording comfort or solace

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  1. comfortingadjective

    Giving comfort.

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Numerology

  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. Stacy Deasy:

    Food is comforting. Food is energy. Food can be healing. Those are important things right now more than ever.

  2. Claudia Gold:

    When you're 6 months old, or 2 or 5 years old, so many things are going on that you try to make sense of, a song can kind of harness that experience and be comforting in its repetition.

  3. Thomas Tijo:

    For me as a Christian, this is one of the most important days of my life, we are a long way from home and this is like a comforting blanket. I will listen very carefully to what the pope says.

  4. Unknown:

    Astronomers say the universe is finite, which is a comforting thought for those people who can't remember where they leave things.

  5. Julia Saravia:

    It was comforting to see a high volume of police presence.

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Translations for comforting

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

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