Simple Definition of soothing
: producing feelings of comfort or relief
Full Definition of soothing
: tending to soothe; also : having a sedative effect <soothing syrup>
Examples of soothing in a sentence
The music had a soothing effect on the baby.
<the soothing music eventually put the entire yoga class in the proper mood>
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