Definition for comforting

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Not surprisingly, many of these new collections focus on simple, comforting dishes that don’t require pricey cooking equipment or esoteric ingredients to make.

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Her unblinking and sympathetic look at the diverse ways humans come to their final resting places is an oddly comforting reminder of what a compassionate burial can do for the living.

That’s the key question, and it’s comforting to know that researchers are making progress.

There are also some comforting numbers as the effects of the pandemic are different depending on a business niche.

It’s very comforting to think that one person can make things great or terrible.

All this data is a mirror held up to ourselves, and in a way, it's rather comforting.

It is more comforting to associate bigotry with certain attitudes supposedly on the fringes of public life.

In an environment of uncertainty, fixating on the accused is comforting.

It was refreshingly candid, but not necessarily theologically sound or comforting to Christian voters.

After being yelled at like that by Christopher, is it comforting or horrifying for Morello to run into Nichols immediately?

I rather fear, major, that your method of comforting me is not what the missionary would call orthodox.

That thou mayest bear thy shame, and mayest be confounded in all that thou hast done, comforting them.

All believers may not enjoy this blessing; few may attain to it in any comforting or satisfactory measure; yet it is attainable.

One glance up into the sky over the trees in the Park helped her more than any human comforting.

When, by way of comforting Jaffery, I criticised Doria's outburst, he fell upon me as though about to devour me alive.


On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to comforting, such as: encouraging, reassuring, refreshing, soothing, abating, and allaying.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.