Examples of soothing in a Sentence
The music had a soothing effect on the baby.
the soothing music eventually put the entire yoga class in the proper mood
Recent Examples of soothing from the Web
All Ages •Harp Music in the Library - 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11 Listen to Bo Miller play beautiful and soothing harp music.
Campfire history lessons: Learn the legends of the harbour islands while sitting around a crackling campfire and listening to the soothing sounds of live local music.
Its soothing truths, piercing through the darkness, brought a smile to my face.
A multi-cam view of bear activity is also available on the Explore.org website, proving that nonstop images of adorable bear cubs frolicking in unspoiled nature is hypnotically soothing.
With a soothing cleanser, calming hydrosol, and hydrating day cream, this pouch has it all.
Our goal is to combine a soothing, serene environment for long cruises with a powerful and entertaining spirit when the driver chooses to celebrate the sporty side of his GT’s character.
Talking to my potted plants [on] the balcony, while observing every little pattern on different leaves, overturning little bits of moist soil — pretty soothing.
Listen to Bo Miller play beautiful and soothing harp music.
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First Known Use of soothing
Synonymscalming, comforting, dreamy, lulling, narcotic, pacifying, quieting, relaxing, sedative, tranquilizing (also tranquillizing)
Antonymsabrasive, caustic, coarse, hard, harsh, rough, scathing, stern, ungentle
Related Wordshypnotic, opiate; analgesic, anesthetic, anodyne, deadening, depressant, numbing; antianxiety, antidepressant, antidepression, antistress
Near Antonymspainful, stressful, tiresome, troubling, trying, unsettling, worrisome; energizing, invigorating, stimulant, stimulating; aggravating, annoying, bothersome, disturbing, exasperating, frustrating, galling, grating, harassing, irksome, irritating, maddening, nettlesome, troublesome, vexatious, vexing
SOOTHING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of soothing for English Language Learners
: producing feelings of comfort or relief
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