: producing feelings of comfort or relief

Full Definition of SOOTHING

:  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>

First Known Use of SOOTHING



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