creature comfort


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

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 Residents also have access to the on-site creature comforts: a fitness center, a spa, an infinity-edge pool, and an outdoor party pavilion. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 3 Apr. 2024 And in the bright sunshine, out of the shadows and not required to exist under a blanket of clouds, a day such as Friday with a high of 66 provides the physical feel and creature comforts of a far warmer day. Martin Weil, Washington Post, 17 Mar. 2024 Abercrombie & Kent: To get you to some of the most remote parts of the world in style and with all the creature comforts, luxury tour operator Abercrombie & Kent has a rare deal on its North Pole Expedition Cruise. Dan Koday, Travel + Leisure, 29 Feb. 2024 Beyond its rarefied decor, the hotel brims with creature comforts–like the heated rooftop pool, open seasonally from April to October and exclusively for hotel guests, offering jaw-dropping panoramic views over the city. Alexandra Kirkman, Forbes, 29 Feb. 2024 When picturing a Dubai mansion, a few things readily come to mind: sumptuous materials, over-the-top creature comforts, and a discerning taste for luxury. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 25 Sep. 2023 Among the estate’s other creature comforts are an elevator, a comprehensive home automation system, and a whole-house generator. Mark David, Robb Report, 27 Feb. 2024 An upgrade coming to Otsego Lake State Park's campground in Gaylord is great news for Michigan campers who like a couple extra creature comfort amenities at their campsite. Detroit Free Press, 21 Feb. 2024 Other creature comforts include two wood-burning fireplaces and a home gym. Mary Carole McCauley, Baltimore Sun, 13 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1652, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of creature comfort was in 1652

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Cite this Entry

“Creature comfort.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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