soothing

adjective

Definition of soothing

  1. :  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>

1700

First Known Use of soothing

1700


SOOTHING Defined for English Language Learners

soothing

adjective

Definition of soothing for English Language Learners

  • : producing feelings of comfort or relief



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