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Synonyms for comfort

Synonyms for comfort

to give hope to in time of grief or pain

to make less severe or more bearable

steady good fortune or financial security

a consoling in time of grief or pain

anything that increases physical comfort

Synonyms for comfort

a feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment

the act of consoling

a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state

satisfaction or physical well-being provided by a person or thing

bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together

assistance, such as that provided to an enemy or to a known criminal

lessen pain or discomfort

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Perry was an intelligent, gentlemanlike man, whose frequent visits were one of the comforts of Mr.
The loving Elves brought her sweet dreams by night, and happy thoughts by day, and as she grew in childlike beauty, pure and patient amid poverty and sorrow, the sinful were rebuked, sorrowing hearts grew light, and the weak and selfish forgot their idle fears, when they saw her trustingly live on with none to aid or comfort her.
No sunlight could enter at the darkened eyes, and none were near to whisper gentle words, to cheer and comfort.
Bennet, "but it is a comfort to think that whatever of that kind may befall you, you have an affectionate mother who will make the most of it.
I know the danger of your being so far forgotten, as to have your comforts give way to the imaginary convenience of any single being in the family.
The child cannot believe that the strongest and wisest of its people have no remedy for its pain, and the hope of relief and the expression of its mother's sympathy while she rubs the bump comforts it.
Man wanted a home, a place of warmth, or comfort, first of warmth, then the warmth of the affections.
With consummate skill he has set his trap with a hair spring to catch comfort and independence, and then, as he turned away, got his own leg into it.
Judging from appearances, his idea of a wife is a thing to love one devotedly, and to stay at home to wait upon her husband, and amuse him and minister to his comfort in every possible way, while he chooses to stay with her; and, when he is absent, to attend to his interests, domestic or otherwise, and patiently wait his return, no matter how he may be occupied in the meantime.
She was now standing with her back to the fire, and, with a pinch of snuff in her hand, was dealing forth this daily allowance of comfort to the squire, while he smoaked his afternoon pipe, when she received the above letter; which she had no sooner read than she delivered it to him, saying, "There, sir, there is an account of your lost sheep.
She knew that in one way or another she would tell Anna everything, and she was alternately glad at the thought of speaking freely, and angry at the necessity of speaking of her humiliation with her, his sister, and of hearing her ready-made phrases of good advice and comfort.
Dolly, dear," she said, "I don't want to speak for him to you, nor to try to comfort you; that's impossible.
I left him, miserable enough, leaning on the sill of my window, with his face hidden in his hands and Penelope peeping through the door, longing to comfort him.
But they had no means of ascertaining the truth: for any question or entreaty on their parts only provoked a storm of execrations, or something worse; and they were too happy to be left alone, unassailed by threats or admiration, to risk even that comfort, by any voluntary communication with those who held them in durance.
She had little comfort to impart, but she could soothe and tend her, and she did so; and Dolly clung to her like a child to its nurse.