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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SOOTHINGNESS

Pain is her protest against injury, and soothingness in the healthy creature is the proof that it is doing good.

In all this there is soothingness, indeed, but no slumberous monotony; for Spenser was no mere metrist, but a great composer.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, "flattering," from present participle of soothe. Sense of "mollifying" is from 1746. Related: Soothingly.

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