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English noun: comfort

1. comfort (state) a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain


SamplesHe is a man who enjoys his comfort.
She longed for the comfortableness of her armchair.


Synonymscomfortableness


Broader (hypernym)condition, status


Narrower (hyponym)convenience, cosiness, coziness, ease, relief, snugness, solace, solacement


Attributecomfortable, comfy, uncomfortable


Antonymsdiscomfort, uncomfortableness

2. comfort (feeling) a feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment


Broader (hypernym)pleasance, pleasure


Narrower (hyponym)alleviation, assuagement, consolation, relief, solace, solacement

3. comfort (act) the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction


SamplesHis presence was a consolation to her.


Synonymsconsolation, solace


Broader (hypernym)ministration, relief, succor, succour

4. comfort (state) a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state


SamplesA life of luxury and ease.
He had all the material comforts of this world.


Synonymsease


Broader (hypernym)affluence, richness


Narrower (hyponym)lap of luxury

5. comfort (state) satisfaction or physical well-being provided by a person or thing


SamplesHis friendship was a comfort.
A padded chair was one of the room's few comforts.


Broader (hypernym)gratification, satisfaction

6. comfort (artifact) bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together


Synonymscomforter, puff, quilt


Broader (hypernym)bed clothing, bedclothes, bedding


Narrower (hyponym)continental quilt, duvet, eiderdown, patchwork, patchwork quilt

7. comfort (act) assistance, such as that provided to an enemy or to a known criminal


SamplesIt gave comfort to the enemy.


Broader (hypernym)aid, assist, assistance, help


English verb: comfort

1. comfort (emotion) give moral or emotional strength to


ExamplesThe good news will comfort her


Synonymsconsole, solace, soothe


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Narrower (hyponym)allay, calm, calm down, ease, lull, quiet, quieten, relieve, still, still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize

2. comfort (body) lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate


SamplesEase the pain in your legs.


Synonymsease


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)alleviate, assuage, palliate, relieve









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