comforting

adj.
VERBS
be, feel
find sth
ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
wonderfully
hardly, not particularly
oddly, strangely

She found his voice strangely comforting.

PHRASES
warm and comforting
Comforting is used with these nouns: ↑arm, ↑embrace, ↑hand, ↑hug, ↑illusion, ↑pat, ↑presence, ↑squeeze, ↑thought, ↑warmth, ↑word

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • comforting — adj. 1. providing freedom from worry. Syn: cheering, satisfying. [WordNet 1.5] 2. affording comfort or solace. Syn: consolatory, consoling. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • comforting — comforting; un·comforting; …   English syllables

  • comforting — index mitigation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • comforting — [adj] cheering abating, allaying, alleviating, analeptic, assuaging, consolatory, consoling, curing, encouraging, freeing, healthgiving, heart warming, inspiriting, invigorating, lightening, mitigating, reassuring, refreshing, relieving,… …   New thesaurus

  • comforting — adj. comforting to + inf. (it was comforting to be sure of their support) * * * comforting to + inf. (it was comforting to be sure of their support) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • comforting — com|fort|ing [ˈkʌmfətıŋ US fər ] adj making you feel less worried, unhappy, or upset it is comforting to think/have/know etc ▪ It s comforting to know I can call my parents any time. ▪ With this comforting thought , Harry fell asleep. ▪ His voice …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • comforting — [[t]kʌ̱mfə(r)tɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you say that something is comforting, you mean it makes you feel less worried or unhappy. My mother had just died and I found the book very comforting... In the midst of his feelings of impotence, a comforting… …   English dictionary

  • comforting — UK [ˈkʌmfə(r)tɪŋ] / US [ˈkʌmfərtɪŋ] adjective making you feel less sad, worried, or disappointed Somehow that was a comforting thought. it is comforting to do something: It s comforting to know that you support me in this …   English dictionary

  • Comforting — Comfort Com fort, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Comforted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Comforting.}] [F. conforter, fr. L. confortare to strengthen much; con + fortis strong. See {Fort}.] 1. To make strong; to invigorate; to fortify; to corroborate. [Obs.] Wyclif.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • comforting — adjective Giving comfort. Your comforting words help ease my mind …   Wiktionary

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