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1. reassure

verb. ['ˌriːəˈʃʊr'] cause to feel sure; give reassurance to.

Synonyms

  • tranquillise
  • tranquillize
  • lull
  • quieten
  • tranquilize
  • calm down
  • assure
  • still
  • calm

Antonyms

  • worry
  • loud
  • noisy
  • audible

Etymology

  • rasseürer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • asseürer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Reassure

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Example sentences of the word reassure


1. Noun, singular or mass
Instead, reassure him that you're there for him and then commit yourself to simply listening.

2. Verb, base form
She must be able to move quickly but still take time to reassure the frightened patient.

Quotes containing the word reassure


1. But still, I find the need to remind myself of the temporariness of a day, to reassure myself that I got through yesterday, I'll get through today.
- Gayle Forman, Where She Went

2. The laughter of the world is merely loneliness pathetically trying to reassure itself.
- Neal A. Maxwell, The Neal A. Maxwell Quote Book

3. Mostly, I could tell, I made him feel uncomfortable. He didn't understand me, and he was sort of holding it against me. I felt the urge to reassure him that I was like everybody else, just like everybody else. But really there wasn't much point, and I gave up the idea out of laziness.
- Albert Camus, L'Étranger

2. reassure

verb. ['ˌriːəˈʃʊr'] give or restore confidence in; cause to feel sure or certain.

Antonyms

  • discomposure

Etymology

  • rasseürer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • asseürer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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