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1. comfort

noun. ['ˈkʌmfɝt'] a feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment.

Synonyms

  • consolation
  • relief
  • pleasure
  • assuagement
  • solace
  • pleasance
  • solacement

Antonyms

  • loud
  • noisy
  • audible
  • sound

Etymology

  • conforter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • confortare (Latin)

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  • discomfort

2. comfort

noun. ['ˈkʌmfɝt'] a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain.

Synonyms

  • uncomfortable
  • comfortable
  • relief
  • condition
  • snugness
  • solace
  • coziness
  • convenience
  • ease
  • solacement
  • comfortableness
  • status
  • comfy

Antonyms

  • discomfort
  • uncomfortable
  • agitated
  • stormy

Etymology

  • conforter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • confortare (Latin)

3. comfort

noun. ['ˈkʌmfɝt'] the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction.

Synonyms

  • ministration
  • succour
  • relief
  • solace
  • succor

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • irritate
  • restrict
  • enforce

Etymology

  • conforter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • confortare (Latin)

4. comfort

verb. ['ˈkʌmfɝt'] give moral or emotional strength to.

Synonyms

  • console
  • relieve
  • quiet
  • tranquillise
  • tranquillize
  • lull
  • allay
  • solace
  • soothe
  • tranquilize
  • quieten
  • calm down
  • still
  • calm

Antonyms

  • destabilise
  • easy
  • poor
  • uneasy

Etymology

  • conforter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • confortare (Latin)

5. comfort

verb. ['ˈkʌmfɝt'] lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate.

Synonyms

  • relieve
  • alleviate
  • assuage
  • ease

Antonyms

  • running
  • sparkling
  • discomposed
  • destabilize

Etymology

  • conforter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • confortare (Latin)

6. cold

adjective. ['ˈkoʊld'] having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration.

Synonyms

  • arctic
  • refrigerant
  • shivery
  • frigid
  • snappy
  • ice-cold
  • glacial
  • icy
  • frigorific
  • rimy
  • heatless
  • raw
  • chilly
  • nippy
  • unwarmed
  • rimed
  • cool
  • gelid
  • parky
  • refrigerating
  • cutting
  • polar
  • nipping
  • unheated
  • temperature
  • frozen
  • frosty
  • crisp
  • acold
  • bleak
  • stone-cold
  • frore
  • refrigerated

Antonyms

  • unfrozen
  • hot
  • unglazed
  • clothed

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. cold

adjective. ['ˈkoʊld'] extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion.

Synonyms

  • frosty
  • passionless
  • emotionalism
  • frigid
  • cool
  • emotionless
  • emotionality
  • glacial
  • icy
  • wintry

Antonyms

  • unemotionality
  • warm
  • hot
  • cooked

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. cold

noun. ['ˈkoʊld'] a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs).

Synonyms

  • respiratory illness
  • respiratory disorder
  • communicable disease
  • head cold
  • respiratory disease
  • common cold

Antonyms

  • concentration
  • equatorial
  • same
  • noncrucial

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. cold

noun. ['ˈkoʊld'] the absence of heat.

Synonyms

  • temperature
  • chill
  • gelidity
  • chilliness
  • frigidness
  • low temperature
  • cool
  • pressor
  • iciness
  • nip
  • frostiness
  • coldness
  • vasoconstrictive
  • coolness
  • vasoconstrictor

Antonyms

  • heat
  • discomposure
  • agitated
  • discomposed

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. cold

adjective. ['ˈkoʊld'] having lost freshness through passage of time.

Antonyms

  • spiritless

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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