1. a state of physical ease and freedom from pain or constraint.
    "there is room for four people to travel in comfort"
  2. the easing or alleviation of a person's feelings of grief or distress.
    "a few words of comfort" ·
    "they should take comfort that help is available"
    • a person or thing that helps to alleviate a difficult situation.
      "his friendship was a great comfort"
  3. US
    a warm quilt.
comforts (third person present) · comforted (past tense) · comforted (past participle) · comforting (present participle)
  1. ease the grief or distress of.
    "the victim was comforted by friends before being taken to hospital"
    console · solace · bring comfort to · give solace to · condole with ·
    give condolences to · commiserate with · give sympathy to · sympathize with · help · support · succour · ease · reassure · soothe · assuage · calm · relieve · cheer · hearten · gladden · uplift · give a lift to · encourage · buck up
    • improve the mood of or restore a sense of physical well-being to.
      "he dined outdoors, comforted by the crackling sounds of the fire"
Middle English (as a noun, in the senses ‘strengthening, support, consolation’ ; as a verb, in the senses ‘strengthen, give support, console’): from Old French confort (noun), conforter (verb), from late Latin confortare ‘strengthen’, from com- (expressing intensive force) + Latin fortis ‘strong’. The sense ‘something producing physical ease’ arose in the mid 17th century.
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the track was banked to allow a train to take curves faster while maintaining passenger comfort.
they found their trust in divine providence to be a source of comfort.
the victim was comforted by friends before being taken to hospital.
it was the only crumb of comfort he could salvage from the ordeal.
he dined outdoors, comforted by the crackling sounds of the fire.
he can take comfort in the extreme unlikelihood of a prosecution.
only the most hard-hearted man would not have offered comfort.
the low upholstered chair was one of the room's few comforts.
Holmes outfoxed criminals from the comfort of his armchair.
these sunglasses have a special nose bridge for comfort.
he returned to the comparative comfort of his own home.
she looked so pathetic that I bent down to comfort her.
she yawned lazily in the luxurious comfort of her bed.
there is room for four people to travel in comfort.
they should take comfort that help is available.
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Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)troos, gerief, gemak
Arabic (NOUN)الراحة, راحة, كومفورت, راحتهم, وسائل الراحة, المتعة, المريح
Bangla সুখ
Bosnian (Latin) udobnost
Bulgarian (NOUN)комфорт, уюта, удобство, утеха, уют, удобно, Стандартна
Cantonese (Traditional) 自在
Catalan (NOUN)confort, comoditat, consol
Chinese Simplified 舒适
Chinese Traditional 舒適
Croatian (NOUN)udobnost, komfor, utjehu, utješiti
Czech (NOUN)pohodlí, komfort, útěchu
Danish (NOUN)komfort, hygge, trøst, mag, bekvemmeligheder
Dutch (NOUN)troost, gemak
Estonian (NOUN)mugavus, lohutust, Standard, Superior, Kaheinimesetuba
Fijian vakacegu
Filipino aliw
Finnish (NOUN)mukavuutta, viihtyisyyttä, lohduttaa, lohtua, Standard
French (NOUN)confort, réconfort, consolation
(VERB)réconforter, consoler
German (NOUN)Komfort, Trost, Bequemlichkeit, Tragekomfort, Wohlbefinden
Greek (NOUN)άνεση, αναπαυτικός, ανέσεις
Haitian Creole ankouraje
Hebrew (NOUN)נוחות, קומפורט, הנוחות, נחמה, לנוחות, ונוחות, לנחמה, בנוחות, הנחמה, הנוחיות
Hindi (NOUN)आराम, शान्ति, सुविधा, सुख
Hmong Daw txob
Hungarian (NOUN)kényelem, komfort, jólét
Icelandic (NOUN)þægindi, huggun
Indonesian (NOUN)kenyamanan, penghiburan, nyaman
Italian (NOUN)conforto, comodità
Japanese (NOUN)コンフォート, 慰め, 快適性, 快適, 慰安, 着心地, 心地, 安らぎ
Kiswahili (NOUN)faraja, starehe
Korean (NOUN)안락, 편안, 컴포트, 위안을, 편의, 위로
Latvian (NOUN)komfortu, mierinājumu, ērtības
Lithuanian (NOUN)komforto, patogumas
Malagasy fankaherezana
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)keselesaan, selesa
Maltese (NOUN)kumdità, konfort
Norwegian Bokmål komfort
Persian (NOUN)آسایش, راحتی, راحت, آرامش
Polish (NOUN)komfort, wygody, zaciszu, podnosić, pociechy, udogodnienia
Portuguese (NOUN)conforto, consolo, comodidade
(VERB)confortar, consolar
Querétaro Otomi confort
Romanian (NOUN)confort, mangaiere
Russian (NOUN)комфорт, уют, утешение, удобства, выходя
(VERB)утешить, успокоить
Samoan faamafanafana
Serbian (Cyrillic) удобност
Serbian (Latin) udobnost
Slovak (NOUN)pohodlie, komfort
Slovenian (NOUN)udobje, ugodja, udobno
Spanish (NOUN)comodidad, confort, consuelo, consuela
Swedish (NOUN)komfort, bekvämlighet, tröst
Tahitian tamahanahana
Tamil ஆறுதல்
Telugu ఆదరణ
Thai (NOUN)สบาย
Tongan fakafiemalie
Turkish (NOUN)konfor, rahatlık
Ukrainian (NOUN)комфорт, затишку, зручності, розраду, виходячи
Urdu (NOUN)آرام, سکون
Vietnamese (NOUN)Tiện nghi, thoải mái
Welsh (NOUN)cysur, gysur, chysur, cyfforddusrwydd, nghysur, moethusrwydd, gyfforddus
(VERB)chysuro, gysuro
Yucatec Maya confort
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