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comforting, present participle;
  1. Giving consolation for grief or anxiety; soothing
    • - his comforting presence

  1. providing freedom from worry
  2. affording comfort or solace
  3. (comfortingly) in a comforting or consoling manner; "one part of a strange world should be given a comfortingly familiar form"
  4. (comfort) a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain; "he is a man who enjoys his comfort"; "she longed for the comfortableness of her armchair"
  5. (comfort) give moral or emotional strength to
  6. (comfort) lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate; "ease the pain in your legs"
  7. (comfort) consolation: the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction; "his presence was a consolation to her"
  8. (comfort) ease: a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state; "a life of luxury and ease"; "he had all the material comforts of this world"
  9. (comfort) satisfaction or physical well-being provided by a person or thing; "his friendship was a comfort"; "a padded chair was one of the room's few comforts"
  10. (comfort) quilt: bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
  11. (Comfort (album)) Comfort is the first studio album by the American rock band Failure.
  12. (Comfort (fabric softener)) Comfort is the brand name of a Unilever fabric softener sold in the UK and around the world. The range includes Comfort Pure (for delicate skin) and Comfort Crème (a premium brand) . ...
  13. (comfort) Contentment, ease; A consolation; something relieving suffering or worry; A cause of relief or satisfaction; : To provide comfort to or relieve suffering; To make the physical circumstances comfortable
  14. (Comfort) An important design objective in sustainable building. Designing for comfort aims to create a space where people enjoy being; such qualitative, performance-based objectives are a hallmark of sustainable building.
  15. (Comfort) How comfortable you feel when sleeping, directly relates to the type of materials and the number of inches of padding used to make the top part of the mattress. The firmness of a mattress depends on personal preference and comfort level. ...
  16. (Comfort (Alex)) Proponent of programmed aging theory. Death is intrinsic.
  17. (Comfort) (e.g. a soft Tahitian breeze blowing through your silk pajamas): Loosely defined as freedom from pain. It’s a textile (or anything else for that matter) that lends the body freedom from pain and discomfort. Wetsuit comfort is critical—especially when you’d rather concentrate on the waves.
  18. (Comfort) A dehumidifier is a household appliance that reduces the level of humidity in the air. ... Human thermal comfort is the state of mind that expresses satisfaction with the surrounding environment, according to ASHRAE Standard 55. ...
  19. (Comfort) A designation of some automobiles as a basic or standard line usually abbreviated as "C"
  20. (Comfort) A freedom from pain. We feel it is extremely important to stay warm in between dives and or sessions in the water. This allows for freedom of enjoyment. ...
  21. (Comfort) A general term to describe the overall "feel" a mattress.
  22. (Comfort) Do users feel safe, secure, and relaxed when using a product? Does any physical pain or awkwardness occur at any point during its use? Transit example: Do bus stops feel safe and secure for all passengers, and at different times of day? ...
  23. (Comfort) E.g. Alarm clock display — some displays are harshly bright, drawing one’s eye to the light or keeping one awake when surroundings are dark. ...
  24. (Comfort) Instructors attempt to create an open and supportive environment in which students feel comfortable to ask questions, make mistakes, and reveal their lack of knowledge or understanding. Instructors encourage students to participate in class by making the classroom a safe space. ...
  25. (Comfort) One of the most important American environmental values.  See comfearth.