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Definition of comfortingly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

comfortingly

 adverb
adverb
BrE BrE//ˈkʌmfətɪŋli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkʌmfərtɪŋli//
 
 
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in a way that makes you feel calmer and less worried or unhappy She patted him comfortingly on the shoulder.