comforting comforting  /ˈkəm fər tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) providing freedom from worry
  2. (adj) affording comfort or solace

News

  1. Mini horses comfort Oklahoma victims

    Miniature horses return from Oklahoma to Alachua County after comforting tornado victims. Catherine, a miniature horse named after a girl killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., walked into the Alachua County Library on Thursday as a way to encourage kids to read over the summer.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WJXT Jacksonville

  2. Concert review: They Might Be Giants

    The shortest path to an early end for an artist is to rest on past success. Comforting as it may be, it leads to stagnation and death. Tireless veterans They Might Be Giants, who played Showbox SoDo Wednesday, are instead very much alive in their very long career. Guitarist John Flansburgh and multi
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  3. 7 Gadgets Worth Getting Dad For Fathers Day

    PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) -- For the fortunate among us, a father was the person who sacrificed hours of sleep comforting a crying child in the early a.m. hours, traded in his zippy commuter car for something he could use to shuttle his kids and their stuff and who hasn't watched a film with an "F" bomb in it during daylight hours in more than a decade.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Morning Journal

Quotes

  1. "One of the great things coming back is my bones aren't moving anymore," Woods said. "It's a very comforting feeling hitting a golf ball without your bones sliding all over the place. That's been very exciting to play that way, and I'm...
    on Feb 20, 2009 By: Tiger Wood Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "It felt very good to be out of the brace and working again," says McMahon, who recently underwent a third neck surgery. "I spent my whole life doing commercials, so here I was back doing a commercial again. It was very comforting."
    on Jul 27, 2008 By: Ed McMahon Source: Arizona Republic

  3. "It's comforting to have them here with me," Montolivo said.
    on Jun 10, 2010 By: Riccardo Montolivo Source: The Canadian Press

Word of the Day
repudiate repudiate
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