Comfort ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Comfort ( noun )

  1. The state of being relaxed and feeling no pain.
  2. A thing that gives such a state.
  3. A feeling of reassurance and relaxation following release from anxiety or distress.

Origin:

Middle english: from old french confort, from latin confortare "strengthen, cheer", from con- "with" + fortis "strong".

Examples:

  1. He took a pill to find comfort from the headache.
  2. The room was decorated to provide comfort to the guests.
  3. The blanket provided a sense of comfort during the cold night.
  4. She found comfort in knowing that her family was safe.
  5. The news of his recovery brought great comfort to his friends and family.

(As a verb)

Comfort ( verb )

  1. The state of being relaxed and feeling no pain.
  2. A thing that gives such a state.
  3. A feeling of reassurance and relaxation following release from anxiety or distress.

Origin:

Middle english: from old french confort, from latin confortare "strengthen, cheer", from con- "with" + fortis "strong".

Examples:

  1. He took a pill to find comfort from the headache.
  2. The room was decorated to provide comfort to the guests.
  3. The blanket provided a sense of comfort during the cold night.
  4. She found comfort in knowing that her family was safe.
  5. The news of his recovery brought great comfort to his friends and family.
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