comfortment

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

comfort +‎ -ment

Noun[edit]

comfortment (usually uncountable, plural comfortments)

  1. (obsolete) The act or process of administering comfort.
    • Hakluyt
      the gentle comfortment and entertainment of the said embassador

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for comfortment in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)