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comforting

adjective

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comforting

noun

Synonyms of comforting (Entry 2 of 3)

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

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comforting

verb
present participle of comfort

Synonyms & Antonyms of comforting (Entry 3 of 3)

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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“Comforting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/comforting. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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