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

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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. William Wordsworth:

    What though the radiance which was once so bright Be not forever taken from my sight, Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower;Grief not, rather find, Strength in what remains behind, In the primal sympathy Which having been must ever be, In the soothing thoughts that spring Out of Human suffering, In the faith that looks through death In years that bring philophic mind.

  2. Madonna:

    Catholicism is not a soothing religion. It's a painful religion. We're all gluttons for punishment.

  3. 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.

  4. Noel Monk:

    Eddie was having a lot of problems at that time, after they got married, he had drank too much, he had done too much. They went from the church to the reception. It was a beautiful mansion with wonderful people, but I couldn’t find Eddie. I couldn’t find Valerie. So I went looking for them and found them in the bathroom upstairs… Valerie was soothing him. It was certainly understandable. It didn’t impact their marriage. It certainly didn’t dictate the way things might turned out.’ The marriage lasted for almost two decades until their divorce in 2007, but the band was crumbling much sooner than that. There were mountains of cocaine and ever-flowing booze involved, but Van Halen was also led by a flamboyant singer with a fearsome Jekyll and Hyde personality. David Lee Roth in London. (Courtesy of Noel Monk).

  5. Jerome K. Jerome:

    I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed.

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