What does soothing mean?

Definitions for soothing
ˈsu ðɪŋsooth·ing

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. soothingadjective

    affording physical relief

    "a soothing ointment for her sunburn"

  2. assuasive, soothingadjective

    freeing from fear and anxiety

Wiktionary

  1. soothingnoun

    The act by which somebody is soothed.

  2. soothingadjective

    Tending to soothe.

    soothing music

  3. soothingadjective

    Giving relief.

    a soothing ointment

  4. soothingadjective

    Freeing from fear or anxiety.

    soothing words

Webster Dictionary

  1. Soothing

    of Soothe

  2. Soothing

    a. & n. from Soothe, v

Anagrams for soothing »

  1. hootings

  2. shooting

How to pronounce soothing?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of soothing in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of soothing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of soothing in a Sentence

  1. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    Only once in a while you become aware of your intrinsic nature, with sudden bursts of empty spaces, without any effort on your part, you come home, rejoice every breath so deep and so soothing, you relax, unfocused, you skip into timelessness. This is the greatest mystery, the greatest gift of existence, without any identification to your senses, no clutches of your old patterns of mind. Few Glimpses of Heaven on the earth! I have experienced, have you?

  2. Joanna Slade:

    David Deutchman was a very soothing presence to our children, david Deutchman would always be there to cuddle the child when the parents or family couldn't be there.

  3. Alan Gayle:

    Gradualism for rate increases is a soothing message for the market, september remains on the table, but the downward drift in the forecasts for next year means the increases will happen gradually, and that's a relief for investors.

  4. Lord Byron:

    How sweet and soothing is this hour of calm! I thank thee, night! for thou has chased away these horrid bodements which, amidst the throng, I could not dissipate; and with the blessing of thy benign and quiet influence now will I to my couch, although to rest is almost wronging such a night as this.

  5. Erik Pevernagie:

    We may perceive silence as hell or feel it as stilled happiness that brings us into harmony with our individuality. Some atoms or particles of sounds can, nonetheless, coincide with silence and create a mood of soothing relief. So, can the gentle roaring of the waves induce calmness and open another dimension to a cosmic experience. (“Sounds of silence”)

Images & Illustrations of soothing

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