Definition of soothing
: tending to soothe; also : having a sedative effect soothing syrup
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
Learn soothing stretches to incorporate into your daily life in this gentle yoga series.
The essay has shown up in the Indianapolis Star with Carlin’s byline, and on dozens of Web sites adorned with soothing backdrops.
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First Known Use of soothing
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Definition of soothing for English Language Learners
: producing feelings of comfort or relief
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