EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMFORTLESS
It seemed hard to leave her to such a lonely, comfortless home.
For they were the only gods that were left, and a comfortless set of gods they were!
He remembered how bare and comfortless he had thought the room.
I rose, but did not wish to leave him comfortless in 298 the rising wind.
A winter mining-camp is the most bleak and comfortless of places.
They passed a comfortless night, and the storm detained them all the next day.
The whole interior of the place appeared bare and comfortless.
Very few of you who read this have ever seen a place so comfortless or so poor.
This was a more cold, dreary and comfortless place than No. 7.
It even brought some degree of comfort to the comfortless on board the gun-boat.
late 13c., conforten "to cheer up, console," from Old French conforter "to comfort, to solace; to help, strengthen," from Late Latin confortare "to strengthen much" (used in Vulgate), from Latin com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + fortis "strong" (see fort). Change of -n- to -m- began in English 14c. Related: Comforted; comforting.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COMFORTLESS
- in the dumps
- in pain
- in the pits