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soothing

adjective

Simple Definition of soothing

  • : producing feelings of comfort or relief

Full Definition of soothing

  1. :  tending to soothe; also :  having a sedative effect <soothing syrup>

sooth·ing·ly adverb
sooth·ing·ness noun

Examples of soothing

  1. The music had a soothing effect on the baby.

  2. <the soothing music eventually put the entire yoga class in the proper mood>



1700

First Known Use of soothing

1700



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