What does soothing mean?

Definitions for soothing
ˈsu ðɪŋsooth·ing

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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

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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. Gerard Hastings:

    It strips away the branding which draws people to the pack, removes any false reassurance that features like pastel colors and soothing descriptors are designed to provide, and makes the health warning more prominent.

  2. Joan Didion:

    A pool is, for many of us in the West, a symbol not of affluence but of order, of control over the uncontrollable. A pool is water, made available and useful, and is, as such, infinitely soothing to the western eye.

  3. 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?

  4. Simone Pika:

    We do not know whether the observed behavior involves empathy, we know that it may qualify as prosocial behaviour, meaning it may increase the welfare of another animal -- feeling better via the social attention and caring, or via substances in the saliva-insect mix that may be soothing or anti-inflammatory. There are examples of chimpanzees adopting and rescuing other chimpanzees, which may involve empathy.

  5. Dianne Hales:

    Put duties aside at least an hour before bed and perform soothing, quiet activities that will help you relax.

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