comforted comforted  /ˈkəm fər tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) made comfortable or more comfortable in a time of distress

News

  1. Sorry, pal, but this is gonna pinch

    Veterinarian Dr. Mark Stairs of Shavertown, right, administered a rabies shot to Chase while Laura Adams of Wilkes-Barre comforted the dog Saturday at the 8220Cause for the Paws8221 program held at Dailey Park, West Wyoming. Pet owners could have their cats and dogs vaccinated and learn about licensing and spaying and...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Times Leader

  2. New Yorker columnist touched by pope's 'tolerance, humanity'

    In a recent blog, New Yorker magazine columnist Hendrik Hertzberg commented on Pope Francis' statements about salvation. As an atheist, he said, he was comforted by the expression of kindness in the pope's words.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: National Catholic Reporter

  3. Father Mourns Loss Of Child From Distracted Driving Accident

    Vijay Dixit is comforted sitting in a memorial garden created in his daughter's honor. Shreya was 19 and a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and was coming home with a friend who was driving. The driver crashed.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CBS Minnesota

Quotes

  1. "I think parents will be comforted that when they buy one of these chewy products it will be safe," Ma told The Associated Press on Sunday after the bill was signed into law.
    on Oct 15, 2007 By: Fiona Ma Source: Forbes

  2. Al-Adeeb said "His eminence, al-Sistani, is comforted by the thoroughness of Iraqi officials who shoulder the responsibility of safeguarding national interests."
    on Nov 15, 2008 By: Ali al-Adeeb Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "All of us have a responsibility to bring this practice to an end," she said. "Survivors must be supported and their families aided and comforted, but we cannot turn our responsibility for doing that over to nongovernmental organizations or...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: CitizenLink

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