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Another word for comfort

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Verb
  1. To give hope to in time of grief or pain

    See also:

    help

  2. To make less severe or more bearable

    See also:

    increase

Noun
  1. A consoling in time of grief or pain

    See also:

    help

  2. Anything that increases physical comfort

    See also:

    comfort

Another word for comfort

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