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comforting

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of comforting

  1. 1 making one feel good inside the comforting smell of fresh bread Synonyms of comforting cheering, heartwarming, encouraging, fulfilling, gladdening, gratifying, heartening, rewarding, satisfyingWords Related to comforting affecting, inspiring, inspiriting, moving, poignant, stirring, touching; edifying, elevating, uplifting; sympathetic, tender; kind, kindly, loving, warm; animating, enlivening, exciting, exhilarating, invigorating, rousing, stimulating, thrilling; pleasing, pleasurable, welcomingNear Antonyms of comforting cheerless, disappointing, disgruntling, displeasing, dissatisfying, heartbreaking, heartrending, saddening; discomforting, disconcerting, dismaying, distressing, disturbing, upsetting; cold, unfeeling, unfriendly, unkind, unloving, unpleasantAntonyms of comforting demoralizing, depressing, discouraging, disheartening, dispiriting

  2. 2 tending to calm the emotions and relieve stress a long comforting soak in a hot bath Synonyms of comforting calming, soothing, dreamy, lulling, narcotic, pacifying, quieting, relaxing, sedative, tranquilizing (also tranquillizing)Words Related to comforting hypnotic, opiate; analgesic, anesthetic, anodyne, deadening, depressant, numbing; antianxiety, antidepressant, antidepression, antistressNear Antonyms of comforting painful, 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


comforting

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of comforting

  1. the giving of hope and strength in times of grief, distress, or suffering the comforting of the sick has always been regarded as one of the major acts of charity Synonyms of comforting consolation, consoling, reassurance, solace, solacingWords Related to comforting commiseration, compassion, condolence, feeling, sympathy; counseling (or counselling); humanity, kindheartedness, kindliness, kindness, mercy, pity



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