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comfort

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of comfort

  1. 1 a feeling of ease from grief or trouble the mourners found comfort in their pastor's words Synonyms of comfort cheer, consolation, relief, solace Words Related to comfort encouragement, inspiration, uplift; assurance, reassurance; alleviation, assuagement, mitigation; contentment, gladness, happiness; commiseration, empathy, sympathy; aid, assistance, help, succor Near Antonyms of comfort cold comfort; anguish, distress, heartache, heartbreak, torment, torture

  2. 2 something that adds to one's ease of living a family campground with all the comforts of home Synonyms of comfort accommodation, amenity, convenience, creature comfort, luxury, mod con [chiefly British], nicety Words Related to comfort bonus, extra; benefit, help, service; anodyne, solace; delight, indulgence, joy, pleasure Antonyms of comfort burden, millstone, weight

  3. 3 reduction of or freedom from pain a life of comfort Synonyms of comfort alleviation, ease, release, reliefWords Related to comfort appeasement, assuagement, decrease, diminishment, mitigation, moderation, mollification; calming, salving, soothingNear Antonyms of comfort discomfort, unrest; agony, anguish, misery, suffering, torment, torture; ache, pain, pang, prick, smart, sting, stitch, throe, tingle, twinge

  4. 4 something adding to pleasure or comfort but not absolutely necessary a hotel room featuring an array of domestic comforts Synonyms of comfort amenity, luxury, extra, frill, indulgence, superfluityWords Related to comfort extravagance, nonessential; dainty, delicacy, nicety, treat; accessory (also accessary), accoutrement (or accouterment), bells and whistles, optionAntonyms of comfort basic, essential, fundamental, must, necessity, requirement


comfort

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of comfort

  1. to ease the grief or distress of the minister did his best to comfort the victims of the terrible tornado Synonyms of comfort assure, cheer, console, reassure, solace, soothe Words Related to comfort commiserate, condole, empathize, sympathize; boost, buoy (up), elevate, lift, uplift; allay, alleviate, assuage, relieve; calm, quiet, relax, tranquilize (also tranquillize) Near Antonyms of comfort demoralize, discourage, dishearten; fret, upset, worry; aggravate, intensify, worsen; annoy, irk, irritate; harass, pester Antonyms of comfort distress, torment, torture, trouble


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