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. Emma Jones:

    There is something so magical and mysterious about the ocean -- sitting on a shore and staring at the sea can be incredibly soothing to a grief-stricken heart, i think to know that her name [ Ruby's ] has been handwritten on a surfboard, by someone who never knew her, alongside the names of so many others, would be incredibly comforting to her.

  2. 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.

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Depression from loneliness in her there is something soothing and comforting in the feeling of romance, in the emptiness of feelings. Reality seems endless.

  4. 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?

  5. 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.

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