Comfort synonyms and antonyms

kŭm'fərt

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Free from stress or anxiety; at ease:
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To ease or relieve (pain, for example).
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To bring vitality, vigor, etc. back to after a decline
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The act of reducing pain or anything else unpleasant; easement
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Balance; stability
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A period of inactivity, relaxation, or sleep:
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(Physiology) The lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers.
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Anything that makes life easy or comfortable
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(Dated) rest, sleep
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Something that eases or relieves; comfort; consolation; relief
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Frequency, amount, ratio of something within a given environment or sample. [First attested in the late 19th century.]
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The definition of complacency means a feeling of contentment or self-satisfaction, often combined with a lack of awareness of pending trouble or controversy.
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To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
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The quality or condition of being quiet:
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Wealth; affluence.
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The definition of cheer is joy and gladness, or anything that is comforting.
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Something very pleasant but not really needed in life.
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To free of a burden or trouble:
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(Uncountable) The state or quality of being snug.
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The condition or quality of being sufficient:
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The definition of gratification is satisfaction or pleasure you feel when you get something you wanted or worked for.
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Prosperity; opulence
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Plural form of creature comfort
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A state of ease
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(Chiefly North America) The state or quality of being cozy.
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To satisfy or appease (hunger or thirst, for example).
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The definition of allay means to make better or decrease something that is unpleasant.
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Refresh is defined as to cool off, enliven, restore or make someone feel energized.
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To make less heavy; reduce the load of
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To correct or remove (an evil, etc.)
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An advocate, especially the Holy Spirit.
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To make active, vivacious, interesting, or cheerful; liven up or brighten
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A bed covering consisting of two layers of fabric stitched together, with insulation between, often having a decorative design.
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Deep awareness of the suffering of another accompanied by the wish to relieve it.
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An expression of such feeling:
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The state of being well, happy, or prosperous; welfare
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An assuaging medicine or application.
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The condition of being prosperous.
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Excitement or vigor of feeling; enthusiasm, ardor, zeal, etc.
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(Plural only) The quality of being pleasant or agreeable, whether in respect to situation, climate, manners, or disposition; pleasantness; civility; suavity; gentleness.
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Amusement, diversion, or worldly enjoyment:
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To comfort (someone) in a time of grief, disappointment, etc.
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(Intransitive) To become calm.
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To establish or secure peace in (a nation, etc.)
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To make strong or stronger; to add strength to; to increase the strength of; to fortify; to reinforce.
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To heal; to remedy; to cure; to make good.
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The property of being restful.
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A state of great comfort or luxury.
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(Usually uncountable) One or more people employed to help in the maintenance of a house or the operation of a farm or enterprise.
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Assistance in time of distress; relief.
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Sympathize is defined as to share feelings or feel compassion or pity for someone.
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The definition of compose means to combine, to put something in order or to write a piece of music.
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To make or become tranquil; specif., to calm by the use of a tranquilizer
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To restore the confidence of
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To give heart to; to encourage, urge on, cheer, give confidence to.
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To make glad
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To reconstruct or re-create:
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To evoke or cause someone to be relaxed or calm
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To make (pain, for example) less intense or more bearable:
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To make alterations to (land) to make it less polluted or more hospitable to wildlife.
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Encourage is defined as to give someone hope, confidence or support.
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Invigorate is defined as to give strength or energy, or to instill with excitement and energy.
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To arrange for the extension of:
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To revive
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To become ardent, enthusiastic, or animated:
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To make or become better; improve:
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To undermine or reduce the strength, morale, or resistance of.
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Release is defined as to set free or to relieve.
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To bring back to an original or normal condition:
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(Idiomatic) To praise or congratulate.
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Something that disturbs one’s comfort; an annoyance.
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An anxious state of mind; anxiety.
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To cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress.
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To try to prevent by expressing disapproval or raising objections:
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The quality of being suitable to one's comfort, purposes, or needs:
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Enjoyment is defined as a state of feeling pleasure and joy, or is defined as something that causes you to experience pleasure and joy.
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Satisfaction is getting what you wanted or desired or the payment of a debt.
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Pity is a feeling of sorrow or sympathy for someone or something.
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Something which helps; a material source of help.
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An encouraging or being encouraged
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The definition of anodyne is something that eases pain, or something or someone that is relaxing or lacks vigor.
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The definition of cozy is warm and comfortable.
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(Chiefly US) Comfortable; often in a way that will suit a person's body.
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Safe and comfortable, where humans, or other animals, can live; fit for habitation.
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Having or giving more than enough space or room; vast; extensive
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A person or thing that comforts
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The prize or benefit for the loser.
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Any of various drugs used to reduce tension or anxiety; an antianxiety agent.
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(Sports) To make a pass that leads directly towards scoring.
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To put up with; tolerate:
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To make (an offense or crime) seem less serious; extenuate.
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Any person or thing that hinders; obstacle; impediment; obstruction
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Something that hurts; a pain, injury, or wound.
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A particular form of hurt, damage, or loss:
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(Obs.) An instrument of torture or the torture inflicted
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Infliction of severe physical pain as a means of punishment or coercion.
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Increase of violence or malignity; aggravation; exacerbation.
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(Cause of) discomfort.
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Exasperation.
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The definition of an annoyance is a person or thing that is a bother or a nuisance.
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Something that irritates
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The definition of aggravate means to make worse or to annoy.
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To afflict with pain or discomfort:
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To disturb or irritate, especially by continued or repeated acts; to bother with unpleasant deeds.
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The definition of irritate is to aggravate or annoy, or to cause itchiness, inflammation or discomfort in or on the body.
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To cause to be irritated, especially by repeated acts; trouble or annoy:
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To cause difficulty or trouble to:
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To cause someone to become annoyed or angry.
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(Archaic) To intensify (a feeling, disease, etc.); aggravate
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(--- Baseball) To enter the game as a relief pitcher after (another pitcher).
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To make less; to diminish; to reduce.
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A condition of financial security or independence.
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Something that contributes to physical or material comfort:
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The physical means or contrivances to make something (especially a public service) possible; the required equipment, infrastructure, location etc. [from 19th c.]
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To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
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A diminutive of the male given name Richard.
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Steady good fortune or financial security
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(Uncountable) The ability to breathe easily while exerting oneself.
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Comfort: the quality or state of being comfortable.
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The definition of happiness is the state of joy, peace and tranquility.
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The state of being peaceful.
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The state of being cheerful; joy.
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To feel or show sorrow or pity for
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To pity.
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To instill courage or life into.
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To restore to use, currency, activity, or notice:
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Sustain is defined as to support something or to endure a trial or hardship.
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To give moral or spiritual support or encouragement to
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(Law) To put a stop to (a suit or action), end (a nuisance), etc.; terminate
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One who intercedes
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Something that induces forgetfulness of sorrow or eases pain.
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The act of bothering, or state of being bothered; cause of trouble; perplexity; annoyance; vexation.
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The degree to which a thing is prosperous
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A source of satisfaction:
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Synonym Study

  • Soothe implies the calming or allaying of pain, distress, or agitation to soothe a fretful child
  • Solace suggests the relieving of melancholy, boredom, or loneliness I solaced myself with music
  • Console suggests less positive relief but implies a moderation of the sense of loss or disappointment to console someone on the death of a parent
  • Comfort suggests the lessening of misery or grief by cheering, calming, or inspiring with hope
Find another word for comfort. In this page you can discover 166 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for comfort, like: ease, comfortable, soothe, revitalize, alleviation, poise, rest, relaxation, comfort, repose and quiet one's fears.