reassurance


re·as·sur·ance

noun \ˌrē-ə-ˈshr-ən(t)s\

: something that is said or done to make someone feel less afraid, upset, or doubtful

Full Definition of REASSURANCE

1
:  the action of reassuring :  the state of being reassured

Examples of REASSURANCE

  1. Experts offered their reassurances that the accident wouldn't happen again.
  2. He received reassurance from his family.
  3. Children need a lot of reassurance.

First Known Use of REASSURANCE

circa 1611

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