reassured, past participle; reassures, 3rd person singular present; reassuring, present participle; reassured, past tense;
Say or do something to remove the doubts and fears of someone
he understood her feelings and tried to reassure her
Joachim reassured him that he was needed
Gina gave her a reassuring smile
cause to feel sure; give reassurance to; "The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe"
(reassured) having confidence restored; freed from anxiety; "reassured by her praise he pressed on"
(reassuring) restoring confidence and relieving anxiety; "a very reassuring remark"
To assure anew; to restore confidence to; to free from fear or terror; To reinsure
(REASSURANCE) When a parrot becomes traumatized, often the best way to reassure them is to slow down your energy and use a pre-taught self-soothing expression. Often trying to physically reassure a parrot may make them feel even more threatened. ...
(REASSURANCE) to restore to confidence; to encourage or hearten, to comfort or inspirit; being an activity that's proverbially situated between 'real' and 'stupid' in every military dictionary! ...
(Reassurance) Encouragement often provided to a person as a means to relieve fear, anxiety, tension, and confusion that can result from deteriorating cognitive abilities.