creature comfort

noun

Definition of creature comfort

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

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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
Recent Examples on the Web Phase 3, creature comfort projects, will be finished in 2023. Deborah Vankin, Los Angeles Times, 19 Apr. 2021 In a nod to Disney, the film did show her indulging in the creature comfort of a hot spring bath. Martin Tsai, Washington Post, 4 Sep. 2020 The Car and Driver Editors' Choice award winner starts at $34,695, giving me plenty of room to add to the creature comforts that come standard, which include a 9.0-inch infotainment screen, lane-keeping assist, and automatic windshield wipers. Car and Driver, 14 Apr. 2020 Plus, the elderly couple next to me was already so bewildered at my high-maintenance setup that one more creature comfort was definitively not surprising. Jenny Earnest, Outside Online, 28 Mar. 2020 The plan was to cover lots of ground by bike during our seven-night visit but return every evening to the same gulet, or wooden Turkish yacht, fitted with creature comforts like hot showers and Wi-Fi. Travel + Leisure, 14 May 2020 The vagabonds do miss some creature comforts: no beer for Ted as alcohol is currently banned in the town. cleveland, 2 Apr. 2020 Any creature comforts in the room are limited to one furry creature — Otis, a 2-month old Labradoodle. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 17 Mar. 2020 As low-density suburbs arose on the edge of every city, low-cost houses with abundant space and creature comforts became a singular symbol of progress and proof that the American way was winning. Conor Dougherty, Time, 18 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of creature comfort

1652, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of creature comfort was in 1652

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“Creature comfort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/creature%20comfort. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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creature comfort

noun

English Language Learners Definition of creature comfort

: something that makes life easier or more pleasant

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