Definition of comforting adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkʌmfətɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkʌmfərtɪŋ//
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making you feel calmer and less worried or unhappy her comforting words It's comforting to know that you'll be there. Hearing all the familiar sounds around the house was strangely comforting.Word Familycomfort noun verbcomfortable adjective (uncomfortable)comfortably adverb (uncomfortably)comforting adjective
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