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comfort

noun

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1 a feeling of ease from grief or trouble
  • the mourners found comfort in their pastor's words

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2 something that adds to one's ease of living
  • a family campground with all the comforts of home

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3 reduction of or freedom from pain
  • a life of comfort

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4 something adding to pleasure or comfort but not absolutely necessary
  • a hotel room featuring an array of domestic comforts

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comfort

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of comfort (Entry 2 of 2)

to ease the grief or distress of
  • the first responders did their best to comfort the victims of the terrible tornado

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The first known use of comfort was in the 13th century

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“Comfort.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/comfort. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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