soothing

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adjective sooth·ing \ ˈsü-t͟hiŋ \

Definition of soothing

:tending to soothe; also :having a sedative effect
  • soothing syrup

soothingly

adverb

soothingness

noun

Examples of soothing in a Sentence

  1. The music had a soothing effect on the baby.

  2. the soothing music eventually put the entire yoga class in the proper mood

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First Known Use of soothing

1700


SOOTHING Defined for English Language Learners

soothing

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Definition of soothing for English Language Learners

  • : producing feelings of comfort or relief



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