creature comfort


Definition of creature comfort

: something (such as food, warmth, or special accommodations) that gives bodily comfort

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Synonyms & Antonyms for creature comfort


accommodation, amenity, comfort, convenience, luxury, mod con [chiefly British], nicety


burden, millstone, weight

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Examples of creature comfort in a Sentence

she's too addicted to creature comforts to enjoy roughing it, even for a few days

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For most city-​dwellers, making a home in a converted warehouse comes at the expense of certain creature comforts. Robert Rufino, House Beautiful, "Tour a Tribeca Loft Where Industrial Design Meets Family Living," 1 Aug. 2019 And a combination of family, friends new and old and the oddest creature comforts can mean the world. Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY, "Pregnant wives, condo swaps and the family dog: The human toll of the MLB trade deadline," 15 July 2019 Glamping—communing with nature while luxuriating in a tent loaded with creature comforts—was once the pastime of kings and sultans. Amy Gamerman, WSJ, "Pop-Up Tents No S’more: Glamping Is the New Backyard Camping," 11 July 2019 Located outside the Sun King Spirits on the Monon Greenway, the plaza is loaded with pricey creature comforts. Kaitlin Lange, Indianapolis Star, "Here's how much Carmel's Midtown Plaza and its big screen TV cost taxpayers," 22 July 2019 Tap into your creative side as this eclipse will sextile change-making Uranus. Seek out creature comforts on Wednesday, when sensual Venus makes her way into the emotional water sign of Cancer. Venus Australis,, "Your Horoscope This Week," 30 June 2019 Though lacking in creature comforts, Daphne proved to be a fruitful choice. Quanta Magazine, "Watching Evolution Happen in Two Lifetimes," 22 Sep. 2016 Taurus season brings a focus to aesthetics and creature comforts. Randon Rosenbohm, Allure, "What May’s Pisces Horoscope Predictions Mean for You," 30 Apr. 2019 Maggie Smith, the owner of Winvian Farm, talks to T&C about the design, creature comforts, and nature wonder land of the area that keeps guests coming back for more. Hannah Seligson, Town & Country, "The Best Room At... Winvian Farm," 19 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of creature comfort

1652, in the meaning defined above

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creature comfort

creature of habit



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The first known use of creature comfort was in 1652

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English Language Learners Definition of creature comfort

: something that makes life easier or more pleasant

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