reassurance

noun re·as·sur·ance \ ˌrē-ə-ˈshu̇r-ən(t)s \

Definition of reassurance

1 :the action of reassuring :the state of being reassured

Examples of reassurance in a Sentence

  1. Experts offered their reassurances that the accident wouldn't happen again.

  2. He received reassurance from his family.

  3. Children need a lot of reassurance.

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First Known Use of reassurance

circa 1611


REASSURANCE Defined for English Language Learners

reassurance

noun

Definition of reassurance for English Language Learners

  • : something that is said or done to make someone feel less afraid, upset, or doubtful


REASSURANCE Defined for Kids

reassurance

noun re·as·sur·ance \ ˌrē-ə-ˈshu̇r-əns \

Definition of reassurance for Students

:something that is said or done to make someone feel less afraid, upset, or doubtful


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