comforting

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

comforting (comparative more comforting, superlative most comforting)

  1. Giving comfort.
    Your comforting words help ease my mind.
    It's comforting to know that I've always got my Mum when things go wrong.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

comforting

  1. Present participle of comfort.

Noun[edit]

comforting (plural comfortings)

  1. The act of giving comfort.
    • 1836, Alexander Slidell Mackenzie, The American in England (page 269)
      Intrenched within the citadel of our apartment, and cheered by the comfortings of a coal fire, we passed the day in letter-writing, conversation, or gazing from the sheltered security of our windows upon the agitated sea []