comfort


comfort
01. The old woman's cat was a real [comfort] to her after the death of her husband.
02. The father [comforted] his daughter with a hug after she was scared by a dog.
03. I know this big couch is really old, but it's [comfortable], so I don't want to get rid of it.
04. I'm not really [comfortable] with the idea of allowing young children to play violent video games.
05. I put some padding on the straps of my knapsack for added [comfort].
06. They have saved money all their lives so that they can live in [comfort] when they retire.
07. The students can take [comfort] in the fact that although they have a big test tomorrow, it is the last one of the session.
08. I really appreciate the [comforts] of life in this country after spending a number of years working in a small village in Botswana.
09. Her parents are so friendly that everyone feels [comfortable] when they visit their home.
10. The children were tucked [comfortably] in bed, and were waiting for Santa Claus to visit during the night.
11. My uncle isn't exactly a millionaire, but he certainly is [comfortable].
12. The Dallas Stars have a [comfortable] 3-1 lead against the New York Rangers going into the fifth game of the playoffs.
13. Phillip Moffit once said that a house is a home when it shelters the body, and [comforts] the soul.
14. There is a Chinese proverb which states that to be uncertain is to be [uncomfortable], but to be certain is to be ridiculous.
15. Having your teeth cleaned is sometimes [uncomfortable], but it's usually not painful.
16. My son felt pretty [uncomfortable] for a few days after getting his wisdom teeth removed.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Comfort — Com fort, n. [OF. confort, fr. conforter.] 1. Assistance; relief; support. [Obs. except in the phrase aid and comfort. See 5 below.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Encouragement; solace; consolation in trouble; also, that which affords consolation.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Comfort — Com fort, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Comforted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Comforting.}] [F. conforter, fr. L. confortare to strengthen much; con + fortis strong. See {Fort}.] 1. To make strong; to invigorate; to fortify; to corroborate. [Obs.] Wyclif. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • comfort — n ease, *rest, repose, relaxation, leisure Analogous words: contentedness or content, satisfaction (see corre sponding adjectives under SATISFY vb): enjoyment, joy, fruition, *pleasure: relief, assuagement, alleviation (see corresponding verbs at …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • comfort — [kum′fərt] vt. [ME comforten < OFr conforter, to comfort < LL (esp. in Vulg. of O.T.) confortare, to strengthen much < L com , intens. + fortis, strong: see FORT1] 1. to soothe in distress or sorrow; ease the misery or grief of; bring… …   English World dictionary

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  • Comfort — Comfort, TX U.S. Census Designated Place in Texas Population (2000): 2358 Housing Units (2000): 917 Land area (2000): 3.205519 sq. miles (8.302256 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.014612 sq. miles (0.037845 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.220131 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Comfort, TX — U.S. Census Designated Place in Texas Population (2000): 2358 Housing Units (2000): 917 Land area (2000): 3.205519 sq. miles (8.302256 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.014612 sq. miles (0.037845 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.220131 sq. miles (8.340101 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • comfort — [n1] good feeling; ease abundance, alleviation, amenity, assuagement, bed of roses*, cheer, cheerfulness, complacency, contentment, convenience, coziness, creature comforts*, enjoyment, exhilaration, facility, gratification, happiness, luxury,… …   New thesaurus

  • comfort — ► NOUN 1) a state of physical ease and freedom from pain or constraint. 2) (comforts) things that contribute to comfort. 3) consolation for grief or anxiety. ► VERB ▪ cause to feel less unhappy; console. DERIVATIVES comforting …   English terms dictionary

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  • Comfort — (engl.), 1) Hülfe; 2) Bequemlichkeit, Behaglichkeit; daher: Comfortabel (spr. Comfortäbl), bequem, behaglich …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon