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1. comfort

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

Synonyms

  • consolation
  • relief
  • help
  • sympathy
  • condolence
  • commiseration
  • support
  • reassurance
  • assuagement
  • solace
  • pleasance
  • solacement

Antonyms

  • loud
  • noisy
  • audible
  • sound

Etymology

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

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Rhymes with Comfort

  • beaufort
  • befort
  • cyphert
  • dalfort
  • discomfort
  • dufort
  • effort
  • eifert
  • frankfort
  • frankfurt
  • geffert
  • goepfert
  • hoffert
  • leffert
  • lefort
  • meffert
  • monfort
  • montfort
  • neifert
  • rochefort

Sentences with comfort


1. Noun, singular or mass
Allow the people who love you to offer their comfort** and support.

Quotes about comfort


1. Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness and captivity would, without this comfort, be insupportable.
- William Samuel Johnson

2. Hope, the best comfort of our imperfect condition.
- Edward Gibbon

3. Reading was my escape and my comfort, my consolation, my stimulant of choice: reading for the pure pleasure of it, for the beautiful stillness that surrounds you when you hear an author's words reverberating in your head.
- Paul Auster, The Brooklyn Follies

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. comfort

noun. ['ˈkʌmfɝt'] assistance, such as that provided to an enemy or to a known criminal.

Synonyms

  • aid
  • assist
  • assistance

Antonyms

  • difficult
  • difficulty
  • effortfulness
  • stay in place

Etymology

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

7. comfort

noun. ['ˈkʌmfɝt'] satisfaction or physical well-being provided by a person or thing.

Synonyms

  • gratification

Antonyms

  • wild
  • unquiet

Etymology

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

8. comfort

noun. ['ˈkʌmfɝt'] a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state.

Synonyms

  • affluence
  • lap of luxury
  • ease

Antonyms

  • disorder
  • unquietly
  • stimulate
  • abstain

Etymology

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

9. comfort

noun. ['ˈkʌmfɝt'] bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together.

Synonyms

  • patchwork
  • eiderdown
  • bed clothing
  • comforter
  • patchwork quilt
  • bedclothes
  • bedding
  • puff
  • duvet
  • continental quilt

Antonyms

  • blame
  • worry
  • louden
  • discomposure

Etymology

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